Sirisena to take oath Friday evening

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By Sarkaritel January 9, 2015 13:20

Sirisena to take oath Friday evening


09new_pres_sl1Colombo, Jan 9  Sri Lanka’s president-elect Maithripala Sririsena will take oath as the new president Friday evening, an aide said.

Sirisena will be sworn in at the Independence Square here at 6.20 p.m. (local time), his spokesperson said.

Earlier, outgoing president Mahinda Rajapaksa conceded defeat in the presidential election held Thursday.

Sarkaritel
By Sarkaritel January 9, 2015 13:20