The process of accepting nominations for the presidential election which began this morning has now ended.
Nominations began at 9.00 am today at the office of the National Election Commission in Rajagiriya.
Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, the Presidential Candidate representing the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) handed over the nomination, while Sajith Premadasa handed over his nomination as the Presidential candidate of the United National Front Candidate (UNF).
Anura Kumara Dissanayake was nominated as the Presidential Candidate of the National People’s Power (NPP) and Gen. Mahesh Senanayake from the National People’s Party handed in nominations for the Presidential Election.
Battaramulla Seelarathana Thera has been nominated for the Presidential election representing the Janatha Seth Peramuna.