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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.


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