Heads of the newly elected United Freedom Alliance Local Government representatives have taken their oaths. They took their oaths before President Rajapaksa.
The oath taking ceremony was held at Temple Trees this morning. The newly appointed Mayors, Deputy Mayors, Chairmen and Vice Chairmen of the Local Bodies won by the Freedom Alliance took their oaths at an auspicious time. Heads of 212 Local Bodies were sworn-in. The Government expects the full contribution of these members to the development programme in making Sri Lanka “Asia’s Wonder” carrying forward the policies of the Mahinda Chinthana Extended Version.
In the meantime, the Elections Secretariat has taken necessary action to issue a gazette notification giving the names of the newly appointed Mayors, Deputy Mayors, Chairmen and Vice Chairmen of the Local Councils.