President hails successful conduct of election

President Gotbaya Rajapaksa hailed the successful conduct of the Parliamentary election today.

The President noted that according to the Election Commission, nearly 71% of voters had exercised their franchise at the election today.

He also noted that Sri Lanka was the first country in South Asia to hold a General Election at a time when the risk of COVID-19 has not yet disappeared from the world.

“I thank the people for keeping their faith on our health guidelines,” he said. (Colombo Gazette)