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President Gotabaya Rajapaksa

Sri Lanka PM Ranil Wickremesinghe appointed Finance Minister by Prez Gotabaya

Wickremesinghe relies on all political parties to support him in his immediate task of reviving the ailing economy

25 May 2022 12:38 PM

Sri Lanka president set to name new Prime Minister

Respected five-time former premier Ranil Wickremesinghe was the frontrunner to head a 'unity government' with cross-party support

12 May 2022 11:36 AM

Mahinda flees to Navalbase as Rajapaksa houses burnt

Shoot orders in Colombo, India backs 'democracy, stability'

11 May 2022 8:26 AM

Lanka crisis: Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa may offer resignation today

Rajapaksa was hooted and catcalled by the angry public who are on the streets demanding fuel, cooking gas and an end to power cuts

09 May 2022 12:15 PM

Lawmaker: Sri Lanka president agrees to remove brother as PM

Gotabaya agreed that a national council will be appointed to name a new prime minister and Cabinet comprised of all parties in Parliament

30 Apr 2022 2:00 AM

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Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa appoints new Cabinet of 17 ministers

The Cabinet appointment came as the island-wide protests continued to force the resignation of the president and his family

18 Apr 2022 12:50 PM

Sri Lankan Prez sacks brother and Finance Minister Basil Rajapaksa

Basil has been replaced by Ali Sabry, who was until Sunday night the Minister of Justice

05 Apr 2022 4:10 AM

Rajapaksa sworn in as PM in Sri Lanka, cementing family rule

Rajapaksa is highly popular among the ethnic majority Sinhalese for ending the country’s 25-year civil war against Tamil rebels in 2009

09 Aug 2020 10:51 AM

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