Gotabaya returns to Colombo; receives a political welcome

Friday April 12, 2019

The former Sri Lankan defence secretary has returned to Colombo, after a private visit to the US, receiving a political welcome.

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Mr Gotabaya Rajapaksa was said to have visited the US to renounce his American citizenship so that he could contest the forthcoming presidential election in Sri Lanka.

 

Sources in Colombo said Mr Mahinda Rajapaksa's son Namal Rajapaksa is not happy with his uncle's decision to contest the forthcoming presidential election.