UN chief calls for 'peaceful and credible' election.
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has conveyed his “strong expectation” that the Government of Sri Lanka will ensure “the peaceful and credible conduct” of its upcoming Presidential election.
In a phone call last week with G.L. Peiris, Minister of External Affairs, Ban Ki Moon reaffirmed the UN’s continuous support for reconciliation, political dialogue and accountability as the country heads towards the election on 8th January 2015.
In his conversation with Minister Peiris, the Secretary-General noted the importance of inclusive participation of all Sri Lankan voters, including minority communities, in the election process without any fear.