President Maithripala Sirisena says he will continue to act against corruption, bribery and treachery. Addressing the silver jubilee anniversary of the National Gem and Jewellery Authority held yesterday, the president said he is committed to strengthen democracy in the country. He added that he has no intention to remain in power by hook or by crook. As the President he always acts for the wellbeing of the common masses. The president stresses that he is still stands for the decision taken in 2015 on behalf of the country.
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