MR takes oaths as PM

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa was sworn in before President Gotabaya Rajapaksa today as the 23rd Prime Minister of Sri Lanka.

Rajapaksa was appointed Prime Minister following Ranil Wickremesinghe’s resignation from the position.

The swearing in ceremony took place at the  Presidential Secretariat.

Former President Maithripala Sirisena and former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe were among those present.

Pictures by Pradeep Dambarage