Mahinda Rajapaksa assumes duties as the new PM

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Mahinda Rajapaksa assumed duties as the new Prime Minster of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka a short while ago at the Prime Minister’s Office.

Several Members of Parliament and the Secretary to the Prime Minister, Sirisena Amarasekara were present at the occasion.

Mahinda Rajapaksa was sworn-in as the new Prime Minister before President Maithripala Sirisena on Friday (26).

Meanwhile, the new Cabinet will also be sworn-in later today, spokesperson for the Prime Minister said.

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