Parliamentary Vote for Presidency (LIVE)


Sri Lanka’s first Parliamentray vote for Presidency in its political history scheduled to take place in Parliament a short while.

Parliament convened at 10:00 am today (20), under the patronage of Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena.

The names of Acting President Ranil Wickremesinghe, Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna MP Dullas Alahapperuma and National People’s Power Leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake were proposed and seconded in Parliament yesterday (19) for the vacancy of President, following the resignation of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.

All Parliamentarians, including Abeywardena, will be eligible to vote to elect the succeeding President.