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Monday May 17th, 2021
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Sri Lanka swears in new president – in pictures

COLOMBO (EconomyNext) – Sri Lanka’s newly elected leader Maithripala Sirisena was sworn in Friday at Colombo’s independence square.

He has promised to abolish an executive presidency that had arbitrary powers and give back some freedoms appropriated by the elected ruling class back to the citizens by re-establishing rule of law with an independent judiciary and public service.

 

 

 

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