EXCLUSIVE – Gotabaya says “ready to work for people”

EXCLUSIVE – Gotabaya says “ready to work for people”

November 17 (newsin.asia): Sri Lanka's president-elect Gotabaya Rajapaksa told newsin.asia a short while ago while leaving the elections commission in Colombo that he was extremely happy for winning the presidential poll on Saturday. "I will now begin to work for my people, all the citizens of Sri Lanka, and I thank all of them". He said that he will work...

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Sri Lankan ministers begin to resign after Sajith’s defeat

November 17 (newsin.asia) - Ministers from Sri Lanka's ruling United National Front (UNF) government began resigning from their portfolios on Sunday after the ruling presidential candidate Sajith Premadasa lost the presidential elections. Minister of Sports, Telecommunications and Foreign Employment, Harin Fernando, was one of the first Ministers to hand in his resignation saying he had decided to step down respecting...

Solih becomes the first international leader to congratulate Gotabaya over his victory in Saturdays polls.

Maldives president congratulates Sri Lanka’s new president

November 17 (newsin.asia) - Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih on Sunday congratulated president-elect Gotabaya Rajapaksa over his victory at the presidential election. In a message on his official twitter account president Solih said he looked forward to working with Sri Lanka's new admission to further the already closed and fraternal ties between Maldives and Sri Lanka. Solih becomes the first...

Sajith Premadasa concedes defeat

Sajith Premadasa concedes defeat

November 17 (newsin.asia) - Sri Lanka's ruling party Presidential Candidate Sajith Premadasa has issued a statement conceding defeat and congratulating SLPP Presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa. Sajith Premadasa in his statement also noted that he has decided to step down from the position of Deputy Leader of the UNP with immediate effect. Full text of Sajith Premadasa’s statement Special Statement from...

Gotabaya Rajapaksa claims victory in 2019 Presidential Election.

Gotabaya Rajapaksa Claims Victory In Sri Lanka’s Presidential Elections

November 17 (newsin.asia) - The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) on Sunday claimed that presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa has won the presidential election by winning 53% of the total votes. In a statement, MP Dullas Alahapperuma said although the final official results were yet to be released they had sufficient information that Gotabaya Rajapaksa had won the polls. Dullas urged...

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