Nov 29, 2019

Mahinda requests to resign from his post

Mahinda Deshapriya has informed President Gotabaya Rajapaksa that he would be stepping down from his post as the Chairman of the Election Commission says the Office of the Speaker.

Issuing a media release today (29), the Speaker’s Office said the Election Commission’s chairman has briefed Speaker Karu Jayasuriya of his decision.

Speaker has further pointed out that it would be important that Mahinda Deshapriya remain in office to carry out the important reforms identified during the election process and to effectively lead the upcoming elections.