Sirisena resumes duties as SLFP Chair

Former President Maithripala Sirisena has resumed duties as Chairman of Sri Lanka Freedom Party(SLPP), Prof. Rohana Luxman Piyadasa said.

Piyadasa, a senior member of the SLFP  was appointed as Act. Chair of the party until the end of the presidential elections.

Sirisena announced that he would take a neutral approach in the days leading up to the polls, as he was the commander in chief of the armed forces and police.

SLFP pledged its support to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the recently concluded polls and will contest the up coming General elections, Pradeshiya Saba elections and provincial council elections under the SLPP-SLFP Alliance.