Nov 17, 2019

New president to swear in today!

Chairman of the Elections Commissioner - Mahinda Deshapriya says that the final result of the 2019 presidential election would be released in a manner that would enable the victorious candidate to swear in this afternoon (17) as the next president.

He was speaking at a media briefing held at the department of Information yesterday.

If the victorious candidate has an auspicious time, he can swear in today itself, or on Monday, Mr. Deshapriya added.