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Sri Lanka: Ranil Wickremesinghe takes oath as PM

Sri Lanka: Ranil Wickremesinghe takes oath as PM

India Blooms News Service | | 21 Aug 2015, 03:17 pm
Colombo, Aug 21 (IBNS): UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe on Friday took oath as the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka.

In the elections, the leader had topped the UNP Colombo district list with 500,566 votes.

He was elected for the fourth time as the PM of the island nation.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted  Ranil Wickremesinghe as he tweeted: "Congratulations & best wishes to Mr. Ranil Wickremesinghe on being sworn-in as Sri Lanka's Prime Minister. @RW_UNP."


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