Sajith congratulates Gotabaya Rajapaksa on win

2019-11-17 at 19:00

Presidential candidate of the New Democratic Minister Sajith Premadasa extended his congratulations to Presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa on being elected as the seventh Executive President of Sri Lanka.

Addressing media after the announcement of the 2019 Presidential Election results, Premadasa expressed his gratitude to all supporters for continuous belief in him throughout his 25 year-long political career.

The Presidential candidate requested the newly elected President to strengthen freedom and independence of the country’s institutions and pledged to extend his support to all initiatives of the new President Elect.

He said he will bow his head to the decision of citizens, and thanked all supporters for believing in him and standing with him throughout his election campaigning duties.

Premadasa said throughout the past 25 years of his political career, his primary goal in life was to serve the people of this country.

The Minister also thanked all those who worked towards making his policies a reality, and requested the newly elected President to strengthen freedom and independence of current institutions and initiatives in the country.

He also thanked the Chairman of the Elections Commission and staff for holding a peaceful and free election.