Party leaders have decided to elect a new President on July 20 through a vote in Parliament in accordance with the provisions of the Constitution, Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardhane said today.
He said it was decided to convene Parliament this Friday (15) and inform the House that there is a vacancy for the Presidency according to the provisions of the Constitution.
“Nominations for the presidency will be called for on July 19 and a vote will be taken on July 20 to elect a new President,” he said.
Party Leaders also decided to form an all-party government under the new President and take steps to continue the supply of essential services. (Ajith Siriwardana)
The Change Has To Be Real Monday, 11 July 2022 07:11 PM
The New President should be New in many ways. We Do Not Want SONS and DAUGHTERS of Former Presidents,Prime Ministers, and Ministers ever again be elected as Presidents or Prime Ministers.
Priyantha Perera Monday, 11 July 2022 07:16 PM
So that means until that time Mr. Default is going to be the acting President is it ? OMG.
v.s.wanniarachchi Monday, 11 July 2022 09:22 PM
Best man is Anura Disanaike.We need a dictator like man.
Dee Monday, 11 July 2022 09:27 PM
The economic armegedan will continue till a new contraptuation is instillated to lead the natuation of the people's mutuations.
Pantha Kumara Monday, 11 July 2022 09:29 PM
We want a new face to take our country forward. We have seen of enough old faces. Please make the right decision this time. Both Ranil and Sajith are not good for the post.
TJ Monday, 11 July 2022 09:31 PM
Can we trust this man?
Eran Monday, 11 July 2022 09:55 PM
Let people decide
Concerned Tuesday, 12 July 2022 08:57 AM
Have a presidential election
sam Tuesday, 12 July 2022 08:50 PM
Your choice may not be acceptable to aragalaya and the people
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