Colombo Telegraph

MS Wins With A Majority Of 51.28%

The Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya officially declared the common Opposition candidate Maithripala Sirisena the victor of the polls with a majority of 51.28%.

During a media briefing held at the Elections Department that is ongoing, he thanked everyone who assisted in the holding of a peaceful polls process.

Meanwhile the EC also called upon the future leaders of Sri Lanka including the newly elected President Maithripala Sirisena to ensure the mechanisms already in place to ensure free and fair elections are further strengthened.

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