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President yet to decide whether to contest at next Presidential Election

 

President Maithripala Sirisena said today that he is yet to decide whether to contest in the next Presidential elections.

He said this at a meeting held with Media Heads at the President’s Official Residence in Colombo.

He further said that he would continue to engage in politics regardless of the political position until he dies.

Earlier this month President Sirisena sought the opinion of the Supreme Court regarding the duration of his term. 

The Supreme Court informed the Presidential Secretariat that his term was only for five years.