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President Mahinda Rajapaksa today said that there would not be a Presidential election till 2017 or General election till 2016.
“Those who wanted to topple the current government have to wait till 2016 as the next Presidential election will be held in 2017 while the General Election will be held in 2016,” he revealed in Nuwara Eliya.

  Comments - 27

  • SL Thursday, 10 March 2011 01:00 PM

    ... that's if we cross 2012 which is next year.

    Brenan Friday, 11 March 2011 04:29 AM

    100% true

    Brenan Friday, 11 March 2011 04:27 AM

    Get your self a brain what are you a wedda?

    asha Friday, 11 March 2011 03:32 AM


    Ryan Friday, 11 March 2011 03:02 AM

    You would be, definitely not me and other sri lankans like farmers and common man, for you to be begger under MR you should be selling heroin

    Ryan Friday, 11 March 2011 03:10 AM

    Yes MR is above GOD for Sri Lanka

    wara Friday, 11 March 2011 03:07 AM

    Are u Sure President?

    nightman Friday, 11 March 2011 01:39 AM

    Yes Please, Your Highness..

    Cobra Friday, 11 March 2011 01:41 AM

    All I can tell MR is 'Don't push it'!

    Srith Thursday, 10 March 2011 06:51 PM


    moahmed Thursday, 10 March 2011 06:34 PM

    when MR finish his 2017, the people of this country will be beggers, worse than zimbabew and somalia.....

    ZangaZanga Thursday, 10 March 2011 06:25 PM

    Is MR GOd for Sri LAnka? If real god wishes, he may change what is written on MR's head

    chandana A Thursday, 10 March 2011 05:49 PM

    Well done Sir,
    Now you have time to build more shark ponds in & around your house/palace like your brother is building one with the peoples money

    Janaka Thursday, 10 March 2011 01:27 PM

    Hey haven't you head of a a General Election being held in the event of the Govt being defeated in Parliament- Budget, an important bill etc.

    Things are OK for You now, but there is dissent simmering. Even Pres. Premadasa thought he was all powerful until his own partymen tried to unseat him!

    sath pura wasiya Thursday, 10 March 2011 08:38 AM

    congratulations sir, make the country the miracle of asia :)

    ZangaZanga Thursday, 10 March 2011 01:06 PM

    So at end of it will be like Tunisian situation....Then only people of this country will realise the truth,

    lovely Thursday, 10 March 2011 01:02 PM


    Sanj Thursday, 10 March 2011 11:01 AM

    No elections until 2077 or 3077..what is correct?

    Maidan Thursday, 10 March 2011 10:46 AM

    Yes, You are the boss

    NADARAJAH SETHURUPAN Thursday, 10 March 2011 10:31 AM

    We all are with you sir.

    Man B Thursday, 10 March 2011 10:28 AM

    Very happy sir, no need an election forever.

    Konde bendapu china Thursday, 10 March 2011 09:37 AM

    People elected you ,So you can stay but Be aware of whats going on with your Ministers and others

    Wimal_Modawansa Thursday, 10 March 2011 09:28 AM

    Suba Anagathayak+

    Karthik Thursday, 10 March 2011 09:09 AM

    1st try to escape from the UN panel. They are coming to get you. After that u can think about 2017

    Hash Thursday, 10 March 2011 08:48 AM

    Yeah.. We ll definitely need an election at that time

    Obama Thursday, 10 March 2011 08:49 AM

    But we can try sir!!!!

    Dheen Thursday, 10 March 2011 08:38 AM

    Probably he is taken by the current wave that we hear today in the world.

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