ECONOMYNEXT – Mahinda Rajapaksa was sworn in as Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister Thursday, after his brother Gotabaya Rajapaksa won presidential elections.
A cabinet will be sworn in tomorrow, Dallas Allahapperuma, a senior official of Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna said.
The caretaker cabinet is likely to be 15 members.
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Mahinda Rajapaksa was Prime Minister in 2004 under Chandrika Kumaratunga and was later President for two terms until 2005. He was briefly PM during the 2018 October political crisis. (Colombo/Nov21/2019)