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Rajapaksa said if he was in power he would have better managed the currency issue. He charged that the government has run short of ideas as to how to manage the economy.
Fight against LTTE was no 'ethnic war', military action was not targeted at Tamils: Former Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa
Talking about the last phase of the civil war, which started with his government ordering military action against the LTTE, he said the move was not the first resort, but the last one.
Sri Lanka's unity government should part ways after defeat of delimitation report: Mahinda Rajapaksa
The passage of the report was required to hold the already postponed elections for the provinces.
Sri Lanka's incumbent President Sirisena and his predecessor Rajapaksa in tweets said they were saddened by the death of the veteran Tamil Nadu leader.
Playing in his debut game at this level, left-arm spinner Siddharth Desai shone with four wickets on the final day, as the visitors completed a clean sweep with a 2-0 verdict.
Sri Lanka's UNP calls for probe on allegations of Chinese funding of former president Mahinda Rajapaksa in polls
The report has claimed that the payments were confirmed by documents and cash checks detailed in a government investigation seen by the NYT.
Sirisena's current government in 2015 through the nineteenth amendment to the constitution restored the two term limit. This means Rajapaksa cannot become President again.
The Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) which is part of the unity government with Wickremesinghe is yet to decide on the way they will vote on the motion.
The Office of Missing Persons (OMP) aims to bring in reparations to the victims of the nearly three-decade long armed conflict in the country.
Former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Wednesday said his country was working to sort out issues related to fishermen crossing into international waters unwittingly while fishing.
Speaking in parliament, Sampanthan yesterday said that during the pre-poll campaign this message was propagated amongst the Sinhalese people in this country.
Sources said Wickremesinghe has come under pressure from within the party to handover the party leadership to someone else.
He said that the government had lost its mandate to govern and that the people must be given a chance to elect a new parliament.
Official results showed Rajapakse's Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna, or People's Front, had won 143 of the 182 councils counted so far, out of a total of 340.
Sri Lanka's ruling coalition faces its first polls test today with over 15 million eligible voters participating in the election to appoint 340 of the island's 341 local councils.