EC Chief informs Prez of his retirement: Speaker’s media

29 November 2019 01:31 pm - 6     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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Election Commission Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya has informed Speaker Karu Jayasuriya that he had informed President Gotabaya Rajapaksa of his intention to retire from his post, Speaker’s media unit said.

The heads of independent commissions appointed by the Constitutional Council are required to inform the CC of their intention to retire. Speaker Jayasuriya is the current Chairman of the CC. (Ajith Siriwardana)

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  • George Harry Friday, 29 November 2019 01:41 PM

    It is high time to do this, then only we can look forward to a corrupt-free government elections in the future.

    Slay Rabahaana Friday, 29 November 2019 02:10 PM

    Hope we do not get a stooge like the former commissioner Dayanada Dissanayake who cannot be traced now. He disappeared for 2 to 2 hours when the 2010 polling count was in progress.

    Wedige L. Chandrakantha Friday, 29 November 2019 03:04 PM

    Even I have not meet/or talk to you, I heard lot about you even before you talk the A/L exams about your abilities as well as straight forward behaviour. You have done a fabulous job. I wish you all the best.

    Anoosh Friday, 29 November 2019 03:14 PM

    Sir, Please wait until the general election is over.

    Champa Friday, 29 November 2019 05:31 PM

    An impartial, serving Government Official should be appointed to this position as a secondment. Deshapriya attended many government and private functions and uttered many things that are not related to his job. He acted more like a politician than a Chairman of an independent commission.

    Lokka Friday, 29 November 2019 08:23 PM

    Prof.Hoole is the right man for this post.


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