The distinguished Sri Lankan European Conservatives & Reformists Group (ECR) MEP and Development Committee Vice Chairman Nirj Deva has joined the race to be president of the European Parliament.
In a letter to MEPs he set out his case as “a neutral, friendly, experienced speaker of the parliament, not a political president”. He also asks: “Why Deva?”, replying: “Inclusive, non-partisan, multicultural, international stature and respect”.
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