I shall come to Parliament: MR

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Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa has confirmed he would assume duties as an Opposition MP, while stating that he accepts the results of the Parliamentary elections with humility.

The former President who contested at the Parliamentary elections as a UPFA candidate from the Kurunegala District, in a statement thanked the voters, activists and the people’s representatives of the UPFA who contributed to the election campaign. “I thank the voters who placed their confidence in our party despite the unprecedented obstacles that we had to face,” he has noted while adding, “I will continue to engage in politics in keeping with the people’s mandate and I will function within parliament to safeguard the nation and the democratic system.”