PM takes charge after returning from Italy

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, who returned from Italy today, has taken charge of governing the country as President Gotabaya Rajapaksa is in the US.

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa is currently in the US to attend the UN General Assembly.

As a result, the Prime Minister is now in charge of governing the country.

Over the weekend both the President and the Prime Minister were overseas making Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardhane the highest ranking official in the country. (Colombo Gazette)


  1. Since President Gotabaya won the election, Mahinda Rajapaksa has always been governing the country, sometimes Basil Rajapaksa. Little brother, Gotabaya Rajapaksa goes with the flow

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