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Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa assumes duties at Temple Trees

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa assumed duties at Temple Trees a short while ago.

Rajapaksa was sworn in as Sri Lanka’s new Prime Minister before President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Kelaniya Rajamaha Viharaya on Sunday.

His appointment comes after the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) won the Parliamentary election.

Rajapaksa also secured the highest number of preferential votes at the election from the Kurunegala District.

Pictures by Lalith Perera