New Prime Minister of Shri Lanka : Mahinda Rajapaksa

Mahinda Rajapaksa

Mahinda Rajapaksa has been sworn in as the new prime Minister of shri Lanka. At a centuris – old Buddhist temple. His party did worse than expected from opinion polls, which saw them at ganing about a third of the vote. Rajapaksa, a 74-year-old former president of the Sri Lanka People’s Party. He is a leader and was sworn in by his brother President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. Mahindra Rajapaksa has become the Prime Ministr for the fourth time.

From 2005 to 2015 he was a President of Shri Lanka. Since 2015 he also served as MP for Kurunegala. By profession, he is a lawyer. Rajapaksa was first elected to the parliament of Shri Lanka in 1970. He can serve as Prime Minister from 2004 to 2005.

Background :
Mahinda Rajapaksa was born in Weeraketiya. This is the southern rural district of Hambantota. He served in political background family in Sri Lanka. D. A. Rajapaksa was the father of Rajapaksa. He was also a prominent politician, Member of Parliament and Cabinet Minister of Agriculture. President Gotabaya Rajapaksa is the younger brother of Mahinda Rajpaksa.

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