Tamil Diplomat

Harin takes the reigns

harinGovernor of Uva Province Nanda Mathew has invited opposition leader Harin Fernando to take over reigns of the provincial council as he has the majority of the council now. Accordingly, Fernando sworn in as the Chief Minister of Uva Province.

Fernando who has 16 members in support, yesterday approached the Governor to inform that he has the majority’s support in the council. With five members of the UPFA crossing over to Fernando’s side the latter received the backing of 17 out of 34 members of the council.