President Maithripala Sirisena stated that the provincial council election will be held in the run-up to the presidential election in Polonnaruwa on the 9th.
He said that it will solve the constitutional problems and legal issues.The President was speaking at the Polonnaruwa district meeting at Polonnaruwa New Town under the program of re-organization of the SLFP.
President Maithripala Sirisena also said that the SLFP is targeting the reorganization program.
Speaking further the President said,
“Everyday, there are newspapers. For the past two or eight months, my personal friends and supporters of the UNP have said that a presidential election is coming. They ask for a presidential election. Presidential elections are over when the due date ends.No one can stop it. In addition, no one can forcely hold presidential elections. It’s only me who can hold it. It can not be ordered from Parliament. You can not order the court. It is clear from the Constitution. If a presidential election is held before the due date, only the president can make a gazette notification. “
The President said that this year is the year for the formation of a new government and the main factor in establishing the next government is the SLFP.
SLFP senior vice president Nimal Siripala de Silva, party general secretary Dayasiri Jayasekara and northwestern governor Peshala Jayaratne also spoke.
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