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* New President to assume office today
Tue, Nov 19, 2019, 08:51 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Nov 19, Colombo: The newly appointed President of Sri Lanka Gotabhaya Rajapaksa will assume duties today (19) at the Presidential Secretariat.

Former Treasury Secretary Dr. PB Jayasundara is to be appointed as the Secretary to the President.

Retired Major General Kamal Gunaratne will be appointed as the Secretary of Defense, sources said.

Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who won the 2019 presidential elections on Saturday with a 52 percent of votes was sworn in yesterday as the Seventh Executive President of Sri Lanka.

 

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