ASP Liyanage to run for Presidency

2 October 2019 08:01 am - 5     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}



Former Ambassador to Qatar and Sri Lanka Labour Party Leader A.S.P. Liyanage said he would contest for the upcoming presidential election.

Mr Liyanage will make his cash deposit to contest the presidential election today.

He was appointed as the Ambassador to Qatar in March 2017 and resigned earlier this year amidst controversy. He was expecting to be appointed as a governor during the recent reshuffle of governors. But he was not appointed as a governor.

Liyanage ran in the presidential election of 2010 and 2015. In the 2010 election, he achieved a distant third in preferential in Colombo. (Darshana Sanjeewa Balasuriya)

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  • Runaway to USA Wednesday, 02 October 2019 10:19 AM

    Too much runners for this race ? .

    Baila joker Wednesday, 02 October 2019 11:02 AM

    Good,we will have a baila president.

    ANTON Wednesday, 02 October 2019 11:04 AM

    Maximum 10 votes confirmed

    IMA Wednesday, 02 October 2019 04:33 PM

    So Much. Are you sure:?

    upula Thursday, 03 October 2019 11:18 AM

    Not even the wife will give her vote

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