Thursday, 24th June 2021

Sirisena to run for 2nd term

British Asia News Network- AD

Colombo: As first term of Maithripala Sirisena is coming to end he is planning to run for a second term in office, Although he had taken vow not to continue for a second term. On Tuesday he completed four years in power.

When he became president in January 2015 with a mandate from 6.4 million voters, Sirisena voluntarily pledged that he would not stand for a second term in office when his five-year tenure ended.

His contest was confirmed by Azath Salley, governor of Sri Lanka’s Western Province.

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