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With the election of Donald Trump as the next US President, former president and MP Mahinda Rajapaksa said today that he was looking forward to a new world order based on the principles of the sovereign equality of all nations and non-interference in the internal affairs of nation states.

Sending a congratulatory letter to US President-elect Donald Trump, Mr. Rajapaksa said Mr. Trump’s presidential election campaign was followed closely throughout the world because the issues he fought the election on resonated far beyond the borders of the US.

“It gives me great pleasure to congratulate you on your election as the President of the United States. I wish you every success during your tenure,” he said.

Meanwhile, he extended his gratitude towards the previous Republican administration for its cooperation extended to Sri Lanka especially in the spheres of diplomacy and intelligence which helped Rajapaksa government to defeat the LTTE.

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  • das Wednesday, 09 November 2016 06:16 PM

    Didn't MR say that the west was against the war on the LTTE?

    Sri Lankan Friday, 11 November 2016 07:54 AM

    Mr must be hoping to head the Infrastructure Development in the US under Trump and he probably is the best guy to do it!!!

    Mevan Wednesday, 09 November 2016 06:24 PM

    You were rejected by developed world and now you talk about new world order. Stop talking nonsense.

    Wise Donkey Friday, 11 November 2016 08:20 AM

    In what language he said this? Please don't take him seriously, he just mutters in front of mike!

    ziyard Wednesday, 09 November 2016 06:29 PM

    As former president you must be aware of protocols, you are now an ordinary MP,you should not congratulate a newly elected presidemt

    aRobber Wednesday, 09 November 2016 06:36 PM

    Dont compare

    Don Wednesday, 09 November 2016 06:50 PM

    We could argue as much as we like, how ever MR is SL's best president by a considerable margin."Leadership is not about giving speeches or being liked by others.Leadership is about results""Leadership is about understanding the important few out of the trivial many"Current government is trying yo boil the oceanBy the time RW

    Shelly. Wednesday, 09 November 2016 06:50 PM

    The majority Whites have selected a person to wipe out men of other origins and to clean USA. Hope another Hitler has not taken seat through Democratic process. via DM Android App

    Saiyaff Wednesday, 09 November 2016 06:53 PM

    It's not a new world order anymore. Only the name is. It's already planned and decided. Trump is just an actor of the so called new world order

    Ash Thursday, 10 November 2016 01:35 AM

    Your family members will be deported from US due to war Crimes allegations via DM Android App

    Ravi Thursday, 10 November 2016 01:44 AM

    He is stupid to even think that his letter will be read by Trump.

    Cheers Thursday, 10 November 2016 01:56 AM

    You must be an illegal immigrant you have to certainly worry

    Dayawathie Thursday, 10 November 2016 04:52 PM

    Looks like those coconuts they dashed in Jaffna didn't bring any good luck to Hillary.

    Ravi Sene Thursday, 10 November 2016 05:12 PM

    MR should be given a post in the advisory board to Trump.

    Kumar Thursday, 10 November 2016 04:14 AM

    He was elected by the whites to protect the white interest only a fool would imagine he cares for brownies and blacks.

    Sri Wickrama Thursday, 10 November 2016 05:57 AM

    No one will give a damn to your congratulations message.

    suresh Thursday, 10 November 2016 06:51 AM

    trying to protect his siblings interest in the US

    shantha Thursday, 10 November 2016 06:58 AM

    Does he think Trump would ever have heard of him?


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