Sri Lanka: Sampanthan Recognized As New Opposition Leader


Sri Lanka’s Speaker Karu Jayasuriya informed Parliament that leader of Tamil National Alliance (TNA), Mr Rajavarothyam Sampanthan was recognized as opposition leader in parliament.

The TNA is the third largest party in Sri Lanka’s Parliament with 16 seats.

The two main parties, the UNP and the UPFA agreed to form a National Government.

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