Sri Lanka’s abdicated president ‘goes home’

Sri Lanka’s abdicated president ‘goes home’

Updated 33 minutes ago Published on 09/02/2022 16:30

Former Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has a 90-day visa to stay in Thailand, but has opted to return with his wife, bodyguard and another aide, defense officials say. – EPA Photo, 2022 September 2nd.

BANKRUPT Sri Lanka’s former president Gotabaya Rajapaksa has ended his self-imposed exile in Thailand and will return home tomorrow, a senior defense official told AFP.

The 73-year-old fled the island under military guard in July after months of angry protests blamed for the island nation’s unprecedented economic crisis.

Beginning in July 2018, access to the full report will be available by subscription only. Sign up now and enjoy 1 week of free access!

Subscribe now!

sign up or sign in here comment. Sri Lanka’s abdicated president ‘goes home’

Show More
Back to top button