PM congratulates Gota, says will discuss next Parliamentary elections


Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe issuing a brief statement expressed his congratulations to the seventh executive president Gotabaya Rajapaksa.

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People yet to be victorious despite choosing presidential winner : NPP


The National People’s Power (NPP) movement says that the people have not achieved victory despite one candidate emerging victorious at the election.

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MR says won't inconvenience any individual under Gota's rule


Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa, following the victory of his brother Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential election, said it is their duty to avoid inconveniencing anyone under their rule.

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Samarawickrama resigns from ministerial position & will retire from active politics


UNP MP Malik Samarawickrama has tended in his letter of resignation to Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe stating that he would be stepping down from the post of Minister of Development and International trade.

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Gota to serve all "irrespective of ethnicity", Sajith to contribute as a citizen


Newly elected President Gotabaya Rajapaksa today (Nov 17) said he would serve the country’s citizens including those who voted against him “irrespective of their ethnicity”.

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Gotabaya declared winner of Presidential election ; will take oaths tomorrow


Sri Lanka Podujana Permauna (SLPP) Presidential Candidate Gotabhaya Rajapaksa was declared as the winner of the presidential election by the Election Commission (EC) today (Nov 17).

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Mangala, Ajith Perera resign from ministerial positions


Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera, and non-cabinet minister Ajith Perera have resigned from their positions, hours after the ruling party conceded defeat at the presidential poll.

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Ranil to meet with DNF party leaders, ministers today


Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has called for a meeting with the parties forming the Democratic National Front (DNF) alliance, and all cabinet ministers today (Nov 17).

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Harin Fernando resigns from post of minister & all posts in UNP


Minister of Sports, Telecommunications and Foreign Employment Harin Fernando has said he would resign from his position to respect "the people's mandate".

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Sajith to step down as UNP Deputy Leader ; congratulates Gota on victory


Presidential candidate Sajith Premadasa has said he would be stepping down as the United National Party (UNP)’s Deputy Leader with immediate effect today (Nov 17).

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Gota to be sworn in tomorrow should he secure victory at Polls: Party source


SLPP Presidential candidate Gotabhaya Rajapaksa will take oaths tomorrow (Nov 18) in the event of securing a victory at the upcoming election, Party sources said.

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EC to convene meeting with candidates to announce final poll result


The Election Commission (EC) says it hopes to convene a meeting with all presidential candidates  between 3 – 4 pm to announce the final result of the Presidential election.

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