Jan 15

“Maithri can’t carry on for 6 years … only 5; if it’s 6 … then Presidentship is valid for me” — Mahinda Rajapaksa

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“Maithri can’t carry on for 6 years … only 5;
if it’s 6 … then Presidentship is valid for me” — Mahinda Rajapaksa

Former President expressed his opinion the day past over the telephone with the BBC channel involving the tenure of President Maithri which has been the subject of discussion these days.

In fact what he stated was once that according to his opinion President Maithripala must comply with the
19th change and whole his tenure of office through 5 years. If it does not come into force, if in accordance to what legal professional usual says, the incumbent President was once to remain in electricity for 6 years and give up his powers in 2021; then historic policies the place Madam Chandrika and himself ought to claim Presidentship for the 1/3 time is valid. The announcer then queried whether or not he is organized to contest once more and the response was once “So … let’s see”. The stated interview, from below

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