Sri Lanka elects fifth President today
An estimated 13.3 million Lankans will vote today to elect the country's
fifth Executive President with pollsters predicting a close race between
the main candidates Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapakse and Opposition
leader Ranil Wickremesinghe.
Unimpeded access to polling booths for monitors
Two local monitoring bodies and three main international organisations
will have access to polling centres to monitor the Presidential Election