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* President to meet his staff today
Thu, Nov 14, 2019, 07:40 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Nov 14, Colombo: President Maithripala Sirisena is scheduled to meet the staff of the Presidential Secretariat this morning for an official farewell, according to sources at the President's office.

It is reported that President Sirisena is to retire from the presidency after the 16th of this month and he will meet his staff at the President's House today to appreciate their service during his tenure.

President Sirisena, who was elected to a five-year term on 8 January 2015, did not seek to run for a second term.

Meanwhile, the President will also participate in several programs including the distribution of equipment to hospitals by the President's Fund and the introduction of a new lottery by the National Lotteries Board under the Save the Children program.

 

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