In the new President, Gotabhaya Nandasena Rajapaksa, Sri Lanka and its international interlocutors have a mixture of both.
24 Nov 2019 8:44 AM
Former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, former President Maithripala Sirisena and other political leaders were present on the occasion.
22 Nov 2019 1:46 AM
Gotabhaya will embark on his first foreign tour with a visit to India on November 29 at the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
21 Nov 2019 2:37 PM
Mahinda, the current main opposition leader, will assume duties soon after incumbent Wickremesinghe steps down formally on Thursday.
20 Nov 2019 7:38 PM
A surfeit of candidates may be seen as an indication of greater public enthusiasm for participation in the democratic process.
15 Nov 2019 12:58 AM