Friday, November 21, 2014

Presidential Elections Due On 08th Of January

The Presidential Elections will be held on 08th of January the Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya has announced this evening.the handing over  of nominations for the elections is on 08th of December .

President Mahinda Rajapaksha has signed the proclamation yesterday on the presidential elections.

Main Opposition UNP Has Nominated The Health Minister Maithripla Sirisena As Their Common Presidential Candidate Of The Opposition

The main opposition United National Party(UNP) has today (21) nominated the  Health Minister and the secretary of the ruling Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) Maithripala Sirisena as the common Presidential Candidate of the opposition for the forthcoming Presidential Elections.
Mr.Sirisena's appointment came by ending  weeks of speculations among the public and media over the  common candidate of the opposition .The new presidential candidate of the opposition has removed from his ministerial portfolio and the secretary post of the SLFP soon after his decision to accept the new appointment it has been reported.
After appointed as the common presidential candidate of the opposition for the presidential elections former minister sirisena has addressed the media at new town hall short while ago and said that he will bring a good governance for the country and also he has appealed to the public to give a clear mandate for him in the forthcoming presidential elections to abolish the executive presidency within 100 days after being elected.he has pledged to create a media freedom in the country  which he says has not seen  at present.Implementing the 17th amendment of the constitution ,abolishing  the 18th amendment and appointing the UNP Leader Ranil Wickramasinha as the prime minister of a future opposition government were among the promises that former minister has been  made during the media briefing.
Former President Mrs.Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunge,The fisheries minister of the present government Dr.Rajitha Senaratne and MP Arjuna Ranathunge were among those present at the media briefing.

President Mahinda Rajapaksha has signed the proclamation yesterday(20) for holding the Presidential Elections -2015 which is expected to be held in early January next year.The elections commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya is to decide the date of the presidential elections soon.

Five New Governors Had Sworn In

Five new governors had sworn in G before president Gotabaya Rajapakshe at a function held in Presidemt's office at Colombo Fort this...