President orders removal of cut-outs; several new appointments made

President orders removal of cut-outs; several new appointments made

President orders removal of cut-outs; several new appointments made

Written by Bella Dalima

15 Jan, 2015 | 8:36 pm

President Maithripala Sirisena has issued an order requesting the immediate removal of all cutouts and banners portraying photographs of himself that were put up for the purpose of campaigning for elections.

The President’s Office asks that banners and cutouts not be displayed in future.

Meanwhile, appointment letters of three advisors to the new president were handed over on Thursday. The relevant advisors received their letters of appointment from President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat on Thursday morning.

Accordingly, Austin Fernando, Thilak Ranaviraja and W.J.S. Karunarathna were appointed advisors to the President.

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