Oct 30, Colombo: Working Committee of Sri Lanka's main opposition United National Party (UNP) has called a special meeting to be held in party headquarters Sirikotha at 4 p.m. today to discuss the suspensions of party members.
The UNP leader Ranil Wickremasinghe will chair the meeting where the executive committee of the party is expected to inform the particulars on the decision to suspend the party members.
The party leadership temporarily suspended the membership of five members after they defied a ban and attended an anti-government rally led by former Army Commander and Democratic National Alliance leader Sarath Fonseka.
The Working Committee is expected to discuss the suspension of the memberships of MPs Palitha Range Bandara, Palitha Thewarapperuma and Ashok Abeysinghe, Provincial Councilors Shiral Lakthilaka and Maithri Gunarathne.
The UNP working committee will also discuss the party policy manifesto which is named as the Radical Change. The manifesto will be launched at the UNP General Assembly which will be held on November 01 in Colombo.
The allocation of seats to the electoral organizers will be discussed at the UNP general assembly.