Baker’s Dozens

Former MP Duminda Silva opens trading in Adam Investments (AINV) at the CSE, Photo Credit Hiru News

The two main candidates for Sri Lanka’s presidency filed their election nomination papers on Friday along with 11 others vying for the all-powerful but low-paid job of head of state. The two main candidates for Sri Lanka’s presidency filed their election nomination papers on Friday along with 11 others vying for the all-powerful but low-paid job of head of state.



Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapakse receives a sheef of betel
leaves, his party symbol, 07 October 2005 in Colombo shortly after filing
his nomination papers to contest the 17 November 2005 presidential
elections.  AFP PHOTO/Lakruwan Wanniarachchi