Rajapaksa declared winner of presidential poll

  • Sunday 17, November 2019 05:20 PM
  • Rajapaksa declared winner of presidential poll
Sharjah 24 – Reuters: Sri Lanka's election commission declared former defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa as the winner of the presidential election on Sunday.
Rajapaksa won 52.25% of the votes, while his main rival and government minister Sajith Premadasa received 41.99%, the election commission said.

Premadasa has already conceded defeat.