By Alan Keenan
PUBLISHED ON NOV 19, 2019 11:51 AM IST
Minorities are apprehensive. Institutions may get weaker. And post-war accountability looks challenging
Colombo | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON NOV 18, 2019 12:20 AM IST
Rajapaksa defeated Premadasa, 52, by more than 1.3 million votes, according to the official results. The 70-year-old, who will succeed president Maithripala Sirisena for a five-year term, will be sworn in as the seventh executive president of Sri Lanka on Monday at the ancient north central town of Anuradhapura.
Hindustan Times, Colombo | By Padma Rao Sundarji
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2019 11:41 AM IST
The minister-in-attendance who will accompany PM Modi throughout the visit will be none other than 52-year-old Sri Lankan Housing minister, Sajith Premadasa, a man who may well be the President of Sri Lanka by the end of the year.