Ajith Rajapaksa elected as Deputy Speaker of Parliament

Parliament of Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) MP Ajith Rajapaksa was elected as the new Deputy Speaker of Parliament today (May 17) by a majority of 31 votes in a secret ballot.

The result of the ballot is as follows:

  • MP Rohini Kaviratne: 78
  • MP Ajith Rajapaksa: 109
  • A total of 23 votes were invalid.
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