Dullas ready to contest for President

Dullas ready to contest for vacant post of President

by Zulfick Farzan 15-07-2022 | 3:39 PM

COLOMBO (News 1st); Parliamentarian Dullas Alahapperuma has expressed his intentions to contest for the vacant post of President of Sri Lanka.

In a statement, the MP said the resignation of Former President Gotabaya Rajapaksa was confirmed in today's meeting of the party leaders in the Parliament and it is a known fact that the new President should be elected in a constitutional vote in the Parliament to complete his next term.

"The Sri Lankan people are going through a period of transition, experiencing many political, economic and social activities that have never been seen before in history," he said.

"I strongly believe that the people of this country should not suffer any more hardship, hardship or despair under such a situation," the MP added.

Dullas Alahapperuma said he expects the unwavering support of the parliamentarians with the sincere aim of building a peaceful and developed Sri Lanka.