Sri Lanka’s president reaches 100 days

Sirisena, who defeated strongman Mahinda Rajapakse in the presidential election also called two years ahead of schedule, said he was keeping his promise of having a lean cabinet of 27 compared to his predecessor’s bloated 67.

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Sri Lanka’s new president made lots of promises when he won January’s election — promises he said would materialise less than 100 days after coming to power. That deadline passed this week. RFI’s Rosslyn Hyams speaks to local and regional actors about progress made and what’s left to do.

Listen to this interview with core Sri Lankan observers on Sirisena’s 100 days campaign.

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