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    January 09, 2015

    The Election Commissioner Mahinda Deshapirya declared the Presidential Candidate Maithripala Sirisena as the sixth President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, a short while ago.

    At the Presidential Election held on 8th January 2015, the Presidential Candidate Maithripala Sirisena who contested under the symbol "Swan"polled a total of  6,217,162 votes (51.28%) and secured victory. Accordingly the Election Commissioner said that he declare and appoint Maithripala Sirisena as the new President.

     

    He also took the opportunity to thank the Election department staff, public service officers as well as the Heads of the Police Dept and Tri-forces for the services rendered by them to conduct a fair and peaceful poll.

    Last modified on Saturday, 10 January 2015 17:17

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