UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe has summoned a meeting of the youth branch of the party, which will be held today, according to a party member who wished to maintain anonymity. The party member revealed that Wickremesinghe had already drawn up a document for presentation at the Youth Working Committee meeting, in which the members pledge their support to the Opposition Leader. It is said the document also states that the youth branch want Wickremesinghe to remain as Opposition Leader. Recently introduced reforms by a special committee state that most office-bearing positions within the UNP should be decided by secret ballot.
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