Day: Monday November 18th, 2019

New President sworn in

The winner of the 2019 Presidential Election, SLPP candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa sworn in as the 7th Executive President of Sri Lanka today (November 18) in Anuradhapura. He took oaths before Chief Justice Jayantha Jayasuriya. Secretary to the President Udaya R Seniviratne read out the proclamation declaring Mr Gotabaya Rajapaksa as the President. Prime Minister Ranil…

World leaders congratulate new President

Regional leaders yesterday extended their congratulations to President-elect Gotabaya Rajapaksa on his landslide victory in the Presidential Election. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a Twitter message congratulated the incoming President on his victory. “I look forward to working closely with you for deepening the close and fraternal ties between our two countries and citizens,…

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