Colombo: Former Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, his politician son Namal and 15 allies have been banned from leaving the country in connection with an investigation into acts of violence against anti-government demonstrators, a Sri Lankan court has ruled, media reports said.
Colombo: Troubled Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa is likely to name a new prime minister on Thursday in a bid to steer the debt-ridden country out of grave economic crisis after days of violence, Khaleej Times reported.
Colombo/UNI: Sri Lanka President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Friday appointed both his brothers to interim Cabinet which is aimed to run the government until the next parliamentary election.
Colombo/IBNS: Almost seven months after a series of bomb-blasts shook Sri Lanka, the island nation on Sunday elected former war-time defence chief Gotabaya Rajpaksa as its President. He will be sworn in as the seventh executive President of Sri Lanka on Monday.