Mar 06, 2019

An Gen. election before Prez polls - President

President Maithripala Sirisena says that a General Election could take place before a Presidential election which is likely take place this year.

The President was speaking during a meeting with media heads this morning (06).

He added that it is difficult to take stern decisions in a weak parliament.

Speaking on drug raids, the president said that police are conducting drug raids despite lacking the high-tech equipment required.

He added that an order has been placed a month ago to bring down such equipment from the US.