Sri Lanka President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to call snap parliamentary election in March

Sri Lanka President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to call snap parliamentary election in March

The Straits Times - Asia·2019-11-22 16:34

COLOMBO (AFP) - Sri Lanka's new president said on Friday (Nov 22) that he will call a snap parliamentary election in March following his sweeping victory at the weekend.

Gotabaya Rajapaksa is hoping to ride a wave of popularity by calling an election six months before the current Parliament's five-year term expires on March 1.

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