Attempt to retain power leads to deterioration: says President Maithripala
President Maitripala Sirisena said that attempt to retain positions and power would lead to deterioration.
Addressing the participants in the occasion after the swearing in of the new cabinet at the presidential secretariat President Maitripala Sirisena said that there should also be a resolution in the minds of politicians to give up positions.
The President also said that a decision would be taken in the near future with regard to subjects not assigned to the cabinet that took oaths yesterday.
President Maitripala Sirisena said that similarly he would take action against anyone with regard to corruption and fraud without considering his status.