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Sri Lanka Presidential Elections


‘Sri Lankan media should self-regulate,’ – Election Observers

Asian Election observers faulted both private and State Media organisations for favouring their chosen candidates during the elections and suggested they should self-regulate themselves.


Gotabaya wants minorities to join him

Newly elected President Gotabaya Rajapaksa is inviting the minority communities to join him for the betterment of the country.


Harin Fernando steps down from his posts

UNP MP Harin Fernando has quit his Ministerial posts as well as all officwes he holds with the party after the rubbing the party got today at the Presidential poll.


Final result by tomorrow evening – Deshapriya

Sri Lankans will know who their next President will be by 6pm tomorrow, the Chairman of the National Elections Commission Mahinda Deshapriya says.


US court refers to Gota as dual citizen – Sujeewa

Non-Cabinet Minister Sujeewa Senasinghe said today that a US court has referred to presidential hopeful GOtabaya Rajapaksa as being a dual citizen.


TISL wants action against politicos using SLAF helicopters

Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) yesterday (11) called on the Elections Commission (EC) to take appropriate action against the politicians using the Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) helicopters for transport to and from campaign rallies.


Citizens should act wisely in election time – Religions for Responsible Governance

Religions for Responsible Governance, a multireligious body, urged the public today to act wisely and responsibly during the upcoming presidential election.


Harsha De Silva apologises for mudslinging alllegations

Dr. Harsha De Silva yesterday (10) apologised for the alleged mudslinging incident against SLPP presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa.


Will not give land rights to the US through MCC – AKD

The National People’s Movement (NPM) presidential candidate MP Anura Kumara Dissanayake said that his party will not let the controversial Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) agreement be signed unless the section on ‘land reforms’ will be removed.


Business-friendly AKD pledges coexistence of state and private sectors

Preisdential hopeful Anura Kumara Dissanayake said today that under his presidency, state and private sectors will coexist and contribute equally to growth.


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