Earlier, on August 1, the country's apex court had extended until August 4 the overseas travel ban on Rajapaksa and his younger brother.
The Sri Lankans have raised the hopes of common people in the possibilities of a people’s struggle. It is still early to say if this can be a model because of the specificities of Sri Lanka’s history
Rajapaksa arrived in Singapore on a private visit from the Maldives after fleeing his country. Rajapaksa has been issued a new visa, extending his stay here till August 11.
Jaishankar also said there have seen some "misinformed comparisons" in the context of Sri Lanka wherein some people have asked whether "can such a situation happen in India."
On Twitter, several Sri Lankans have also been tagging the Singapore government's Twitter account to express their anger at the Republic's decision.
The interim order was given by the court after the petition filed by Transparency International Sri Lanka and three others against the two politicians was taken up for hearing.
Named acting Prez after Gotabaya flees to Maldives, Lankan PM faces fury of protesters
Protesters discovered 17.85 million rupees (about $50,000) in crisp new banknotes but turned them over to police following Saturday's storming of the Presidential palace.
Opposition lawmaker M. A. Sumanthiran said all opposition parties combined could easily muster the 113 members needed to show a majority in Parliament.
Indian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka Gopal Baglay met Agriculture Minister Mahinda Amaraweera to inform him about the arrival of more than 44,000 metric tonnes of urea.
Sri Lankan crisis: President Rajapaksa's whereabouts not known as protesters continue to occupy his residence
Rajapaksa's only communication outside since the protesters stormed into the city has been with Parliament Speaker, who announced late Saturday night that the President would resign on Wednesday.
The Lankan government announced that only essential services will operate from midnight till July 10 and all other operations will be temporarily suspended as the fuel shortage crisis deepens.
Though the potential of Sri Lanka as a tourist destination has dropped, travel agents believe it would remain a transit hub for international passengers
Though the septuagenarian, who begs at South Gate in Madurai, had to suffer humiliation and attacks by unscrupulous youth, he has not let the bad experiences douse the fire in him.
Sri Lanka's government has been facing a wave of protests around the country with an increasingly furious public demanding its resignation.
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa agreed that a national council will be appointed to name a new prime minister and a Cabinet comprised of all parties in Parliament.
Wants MEA to ensure release of 12 TN fishers held in SL over SLR 2-crore bail bond each
Colombo port is the largest and busiest port in the Southeast Asia region