Friday, November 27, 2009

General Fonseka Announced His Willingness To Contest For The Presidency

Retired General Sarath Fonseka who is nominated by the Joint Opposition as their Common Candidate for the  Presidential Elections little while ago announced that He will Contest the forthcoming Presidential Elections.General Fonseka revealed this during his S peach at a Lawyers Meeting currently underway in Colombo.He further said that he will win the Presidential Elections and after his Victory he will work towards abolishing the Executive Presidency.

General Fonseka said that he has no intention to Enter Politics but forcibly pushing to it due to the Disappointed show by the Present Government.He also stressed that if he got a Clear Mandate and Abolish the Executive Presidency will decide the future course of Action according to Peoples Vote he received.

General Fonseka Made these Remarks with the Presence of the Leader Of Opposition  Ranil Wickremasingha,Several Opposition Members and the former Government MP and Lawyer Wijedasa Rajapaksha.

This is the first time General Fonseka Publicly spoken on his Political Interests since he Retirment from the  Chief Of Defense Staff  Post a Week ago.

Sri Lankan Presidential Elections To Held In 26th Of January 2010

Sri Lankan Elections Commissioner Dayananda Dishanayaka today announced that the 07th Presidential Elections of Sri Lanka will held in 26th of January 2010.Handing over of the Nominations for the Election will accepted between 9 A.M to 11 A.M on  17th of December this year.

President Mahinda Rajapaksha who is having  another two years of Power on his first term of Presidency decided to hold Presidential Poll first ahead of the Parliamentary Elections.President Rajapaksha and the Common Candidate of the Joint Opposition Alliance the United National Front(UNF) Retired General Sarath Fonseka are the two main candidates contesting for the Elections.

Air Force MI-24 Attack Helicopter Crashed

An Air Force MI-24 Attack Helicopter has crashed in to a thick Jungle in 5 Kilo Meters North of  the Buttala Area of the  North Central Province this noon while involve in a Training Session and as a result 4 person in Aboard including the Pilot were died according to the Security Sources.

The Crash occured due to a Technical Failiure  Sources further added.