MS will contest next presidential poll: SLFP
Posted on January 17th, 2018

Chaturanga Samarawickrama Courtesy  The Daily Mirror

President Maithripala Sirisena will definitely contest at the next presidential election in the event the executive presidency is not abolished and the constitution is not changed, State Minister of Finance, Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena said today.

He told the weekly Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) news briefing that President Sirisena would definitely be their presidential candidate and when asked whether it was ethical for him to contest again, the state minister said yes and pointed out that the President was the most suitable candidate to contest for the presidency for a second term.

When asked whether Minister Nimal Siripala De Silva’s name was also being mentioned as the next presidential candidate, he said the party would decide on a suitable candidate should the President pull out of the contest.

Parliament should also changing the electorate system for which we will extend our fullest support. The next step will be to change the constitution,” state minister said.”Even if it is not possible to change the constitution, a majority of the people want President Sirisena to be re-elected as next president.”

2 Responses to “MS will contest next presidential poll: SLFP”

  1. SA Kumar Says:

    MS will contest next presidential poll- MS is not that too much for you ??? You promised you will wick out EP with in 3 years.
    Please do not be another 13 plus BS…..

  2. Ancient Sinhalaya Says:

    Traitor puppet the rubber stamp vairapala sorry sena is already rubbing shoulder to shoulder with treacherous
    leaders alugosu (to Sinhale only) thambi mudiyanselage jr@, traitor alugosu (Sinhalese only) lk porisada, traitor
    chief die hard catholic token Buddhist Batalande Wadakaya r@nil & co. Vairapala hasn’t done any work for the
    last 3 years apart from MR bashing while enjoying the benefis his regime brought by stopping the war and infrastructure work which vehemently improved the tourism income etc. Unfortunately for the rubber stamp
    vairapala sorry sena can’t become president with just one vote. Punish the bank thieves r@nil & co and you
    going to get a lot more to at least save your name before it’s going to join traitor chiefs j@, lk porisada & r@nil.

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