The Liberal held its annual congress at Kurunegala on 23rd of December , 2017 and a new national committee was elected. Accordingly Mr Kamal Nissanka was elected Secretary General and Leader of the party. Mr Anura Samarajeewa who joined the party in 1996 and had contested number elections waselected as the President of the party. Mr sarath Kumarasinghe who joined the party in 1988 was elected as the Treasurer. Kamal Nissanka who joined the party in 1987 is the most senior memebr of the party and he was the leader of the party from 2007 to 2012. Mr Nissanka is a Political science honours graduate and an Attorney-at-Law.