- he assumed duties in the new post on Thursday
Yoshitha Rajapaksa has been appointed as the new Chief of Staff to Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa. The Prime Minister’s Office yesterday said he assumed duties in the new post on Thursday.
Meanwhile, Chargé d’affaires of the Chinese Embassy, Hu Wei, congratulated Yoshitha on assuming office as new Chief of Staff to PM.
“Bilateral friendship and follow-ups of recent high-level visit were discussed,” the Embassy said in a tweet.