New President to be sworn in today
Mr. Maithripala Sirisena is to be sworn in this evening as the new President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, leader of the Opposition Ranil Wickremesinghe said.
Speaking at a media briefing, Wickremesinghe said that he met with President Mahinda Rajapaksa early this morning, and the President had conceded his defeat.
He also said that President Rajapaksa had spoken to Mr. Sirisena and spoken of a smooth transition of power.
Mr. Wickremesinghe urged all parties to not to partake in any act of violence, and said that he had spoken to the Inspector General of Police, and requested to take stern action against any individual who was found guilty of breaking the law.
“There can be no revenge or vengeance. The law should and will be strictly enforced against any person who indulges in any act of violence” he said.
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So, now we know who the boss is?
Who is this Guy to announce the swearing-in of the new President?
My dear fellow Sri Lankans, we are in for trouble. Watch out, Mr Wimpy is the boss. And will Hirunikar be the Secretary?
Yes, Basil… We know that who pissu pusa is…! The people who don’t know it & forgot it, has created this situation. But we should be hurry to see this move with negative eyes, because people did this as a reaction to MR’s weakness. Also this common candidature frame misled & cheated the common people, by presenting MS to give power for RW. MR is the only president who made shocking departure from the post after the independence in 1948. We must be highly thankful & grateful of his leadership ever provided to the Srilanka. What a fall of such long ran historical political journey. He will never fall if he kept faith in practical Buddha than miracle kovils. The Buddha has preached the blessing facts to the world in ‘mangala sutra’. What Buddha said as the 1st blessing fact is, that “Not to be accompanied with low people” (අසේවනාච බාලානං…) it’s a very famous Buddha’s best quote which common folk do not care of unfortunatly. Collapse of MR happened by not being complying with just that two words. MR’s downfall brought by low people who were surrounded by himself. Dhamma protects the one who acts according to dhamma. Also in contrary, the one who not act according to dhamma will not be protected in the world. Dhamma bless you, if you comply it.!