Tuesday, May 18, 2021


Gotabaya Rajapaksa

India announces $400m loan for Sri Lanka, in support of new president

India will lend Sri Lanka 400 million dollars for infrastructure projects, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday after talks with the island nation’s new President Gotabaya Rajapaksa aimed at improving bilateral ties.

Sri Lanka sworn in Rajapaksa as President after victory

Sri Lanka’s former Defence Chief Gotabaya Rajapaksa, 70, was sworn in Monday as the country’s new president after a record election victory, officials said.

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