Swearing in…

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President Rajapaksa was sworn in as the 7th Executive President of Sri Lanka at the Maha Maluwa of the Ruwanweliseya in Anuradhapura this morning. Pix by Pradeep Dilrukshana and Dayaratne Ambogama

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  • Overseas eye Monday, 18 November 2019 03:16 PM

    First Executive President without National attire

    Godaya Tuesday, 19 November 2019 08:43 AM

    Good point. What's your read into it?

    Appu Monday, 18 November 2019 03:33 PM

    Congratulations , Nice to see with the commanders

    Appu Monday, 18 November 2019 03:39 PM

    We are waiting for Mahinda to take responsibly as prime minister

    Warren David707 Tuesday, 19 November 2019 03:25 AM

    Yes, to recommence the oligarchic rule in Sri Lanka where the "citizens" of this country will be come their "subjects". What feudalistic ideas you have. Pathetic!

    GD Tuesday, 19 November 2019 03:27 AM

    You are a real Appu.

    Kumar Tuesday, 19 November 2019 04:34 AM

    Glad to see the new Prez in his own attire reflecting he is a non political man of action and not of pretense.

    cheers Tuesday, 19 November 2019 04:35 AM

    We are so lucky to have Gota, Mahinda, Shavendra, Kamal and service commanders and this brings security all sri lankans where we can move freely without any fears

    Michael Obeyesekere Tuesday, 19 November 2019 05:22 AM

    Cometh the time,cometh the Man. Gotabaya Rajepakse will be the best ever President. God bless him.

    Nirmal De Silva Tuesday, 19 November 2019 06:08 AM

    Great Man.Great Day for Sri Lanka.Basil Rajapaksa is the back bone for tremendous election victory.I have to thank Ali Sabry as well. What a impressive gentleman.He Doesn't menace his words,a straight shooter brilliant lawyer excellent orator.He defended Gota all the way through for his innocence.

    GOD Tuesday, 19 November 2019 07:04 AM

    Even god cannot SL anymore!

    raa Tuesday, 19 November 2019 07:10 AM

    Mr.Ranil successfully handled Mr.Premadasa, who wanted to be the leader of the party. Now Ranil can stay as UNP leader without worrying. UNF lost the election because it failed to deliver its promises that include in punishing those who violated local and international laws before 2015

    fred Tuesday, 19 November 2019 07:53 AM

    Speech was not very unifying.. Tough and corruption and buddhist values?? I hope His Excellency will keep his pledge and has turned a new leaf.

    mohamed husam ghaffari Tuesday, 19 November 2019 08:40 AM

    after 50 years their will be in china's history books in 2020 china had brought a small island which was named Srilanka for tourist purpose

    TONY Tuesday, 19 November 2019 09:16 AM

    NOW ENTER THE WHITE VANS

    Jesus Tuesday, 19 November 2019 09:23 AM

    All hell have broken loose another 10 years


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