Former defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa arrives to submit his nomination papers. Photo: EPA-EFE

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena will not seek re-election

  • Sri Lanka is holding a presidential election on November 16
  • President Maithripala Sirisena did not file a nomination, and popular former defence chief Gotabaya Rajapaksa is seen as the front runner
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Former defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa arrives to submit his nomination papers. Photo: EPA-EFE
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