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Former President Rajapaksa sworn as Prime Minister of Sri Lanka

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Colombo. Sri Lanka’s former President Mahinda Rajapaksa officially sworn in as the island nation’s Prime Minister on Friday.

Reuters cited television reports that showed Rajapaksa being sworn in as the country’s Prime Minister in the presence of several other opposition leaders.

The sudden development came after Sirisena’s broader political front United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) announced that it has decided to quit the current unity government with prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe’s United National Party (UNP).

After that dramatically former President of Sri Lanka Mahinda Rajapaksa was officially sworn in as the island nation’s Prime Minister on Friday.

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