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Gota secures 1.3 million majority,16 districts,7 out of 9 provinces Swearing in at Ruwanweliseya

Gota wins, extends olive

branch to all

President elect, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, yesterday pledged to fully assist the Election Commission in holding elections. He made this statement at the Elections Secretariat, where the official results of Saturday’s presidential election were declared.

Rajapaksa is to be sworn in at Ruwanweliseya, Anuradhapura today. He is to visit the Sri Maha Bodhi as well.Rajapaksa obtained 6,924,255 votes (52.25%) while Sajith Premadasa obtained 5,564,239 (41.99%.) Rajapaksa secured a victory margin of over 1.3 million votes.



Sajith announces his intention to step down as UNP Dy. Leader


Presidential candidate of the New Democratic Front (NDF) Sajith Premadasa yesterday announced that he would step down as Deputy Leader of the United National Party (UNP) with immediate effect.

What a U-turn!


In 2015 voters seemingly en masse vote (includes Green, Blue, Red, etc.) to defeat a supposedly corrupt Rajapaksa regime blamed for many negatives including nepotism of the highest degree. This was disregarding the fact that it was the very same leader...

SLT Group operating profit up by 37%


Sri Lanka Telecom PLC (SLT) announced its financial results for the first nine months of 2019, which again proven to be strong and impressive. The Profit After Tax (PAT) of the Group for the first nine months of 2019 reported at Rs. 5.0 Bn with a 25...

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