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Maithripala Sirisena

Pallewatte Gamaralalage Maithripala Yapa Sirisena was born on 3rd September 1951 to a middle-class farming family. (He is known as Maithripala Sirisena or Maithri (Sinhala: මෛත්‍රිපාල සිරිසේන) and is a member of the Parliament of Sri Lanka. He joined mainstream politics in 1989 and has held several ministrial portfolios since 1994. He is the longest serving General Secretary of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) (ශ්‍රී ලංකා නිදහස් පක්ෂය – இலங்கை சுதந்திரக் கட்சி) and was selected as the Common Candidate of the for the Presidential Election to be held on 8th January 2015, where he is expecting the majority support of the people of Sri Lanka to change the regime to build a better governance and a economically prosperous Sri Lanka for everyone.

Maithripala Sirisena is a rare breed of a gentleman politician in today’s political landscape, a politician with an impeccable track record, untainted by either violence or corruption. Maithripala is a political leader with a genuine national appeal. The son of a farmer, he had practiced a brand of centrist, moderate and clean politics, which characterizes the best in Sri Lanka’s political culture.