Presidential candidate Victor Hettigoda also known as Siddhalepa Vedamahathya said yesterday he would not dissolve the Parliament if elected, but would govern through a coalition government.
Addressing a news conference he said public funds were wasted on elections. Under his presidency he would appoint ministers and continue with the present parliament for at least four and half years.
Mr. Hettigoda said he would include LTTE members in his government as a means of solving the ethnic crisis and added he had invited the LTTE to hold talks with him before the election.
Corruption and misappropriation were rampant in government and local government circles he said. Infrastructure facilities like the road and rail system, the drainage system were in a mess.
The people therefore realised that neither of the main candidates had a capacity to solve the pressing problems of the country.