Ranil-Karu to UNP co-leadership!

In order to resolve the crisis within the UNP, a proposal has been made by a mediating group to divide the leadership between Ranil Wickremesinghe and Karu Jayasuriya, it is reported.

Similarly, a proposal has been made to appoint Sajith Premadasa as the leader of the United National Front.

It is reported that both Sajith Premadasa and Karu Jayasuriya are in favour of this proposal.

Meanwhile, the 48 hour period granted to Ranil Wickremesinghe to give a response to a proposal made by another group to appoint Karu Jayasuriya as the leader of the party ends by this afternoon (22).