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Sri Lanka Presidential Elections


Gota will suspend agreements signed during campaign – SLPP

Once in power, Gotabaya Rajapaksa will suspend the agreements signed by the present Government if those agreements are signed during the election period.


Chandrika joins alliance backing Sajith

A number of political parties and civil society organizations today (01) signed a MoU to back Sajith Premadasa.


Ranil’s statement will ensure Gota’s win – SLPP

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe's assertion that he will remain in office after Sajith Premadasa becomes President has boosted Gotabaya Rajapaksa's campaign, the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna said today.


Rajapaksas intend to stay in power forever – Ajith P. Perera

Minister Ajith P Perera said the SLPP plans to stay in power forever by purging their opponents after somehow winning the upcoming presidential election.


Ali Sabry in hot water after controversial remark

A viral video clip, purportedly of President’s Counsel Mohamad Ali Sabry making a controversial remark regarding the Muslim vote, has drawn strong criticism.


Address ragging – SLMA tells Candidates

The Sri Lanka Medical Association (SLMA) is urging all presidential candidates to address the violence in universities perpetrated on newcomers which they say is a “grave humanitarian tragedy that takes place” in State universities.


Gota’s promises on education unrealistic – UNP

(SLPP) presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa's promises on education reform are unrealistic and impractical, UNP MP Prof. Ashu Marasinghe said.


Amnesty asks next president to repeal PTA

“Sri Lanka’s next president must put human rights at the heart of their policies”, Amnesty International said today (18)


Deshapriya receives a “clarification” from Shavendra

Chief Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya today (18) confirmed that he has received a letter of clarification from Army Commander Lt. General Shavendra Silva.


Special security for four presidential candidates

Measures have been taken to provide special security for four main presidential candidates who are running in the upcoming presidential election, the Ministry of Law and Order said.


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