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COLOMBO | Monday November 18, 2019 | NewsLanka | by Claude Gunasekera | Sri Lanka’s former wartime defence chief 70 -year-old Gotabaya Rajapaksa, part of the country’s most powerful political dynasty, the candidate for the Sri Lanka Podajana Peramuna, was elected president of South Asian island nation Sri Lanka. The …

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Gotabaya Rajapaksa New President of Sri Lanka

Gotabaya Rajapaksa after sworn in as the 7th Executive President of Sri Lanka in Sri Lanka’s North Central Anuradhapura. Story will follow Born on June 20, 1949, in Palatuwa in the Matara District, to parents of nine children, Nandasena Gotabaya Rajapaksa was the fifth of nine siblings. He was brought …

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IPO made a proposal to UNP

The Independent Professionals Organisation (IPO) proposed some important issues to Prime Minister Ranil Wicremesinge the Leader of United National Party on the forthcoming presidential elections. A group of IPO members met him at Temple Trees recently. Ports Minister Sagala Ratnayake also attended the meeting. Glenfrey De Mel an EXCO member …

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