The President who is leading the nation towards victory has taken oaths for his second term in office.
He took oaths at the auspicious time of 6.15 this morning at a grand function near the Presidential Secretariat. The ceremony commenced with the administering of Pansil by the Asgiriya Mahanayake the Most. Ven. Udugama Sri Buddharakkitha thera.
The President took oaths before Chief Justice Asoka de Silva pledging to steer the liberated country towards development. He called upon the people to rally round them sinking party differences as his wish is to see the nation becoming stakeholders of the victory of the country.
The Maha Sangha chanted Seth Pirith invoking blessings on the President as he placed his signature for his second term of office.