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Dinesh Gunawardena: Rajapaksa ally and president’s schoolmate is Sri Lanka’s new PM

Veteran politician Dinesh Gunawardena has been sworn in as the new prime minister of Sri Lanka amid the ongoing economic and political turmoil in the country.The 73-year-old is the leader of the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) political party and has served as an MP, cabinet minister and leader of the house in parliament.Mr Gunawardena took oath on Friday along with 17 other members of the new cabinet in the presence of president Ranil Wickremesinghe, who also briefly served as prime minister just months back, reported the Sri Lankan newspaper Daily Mirror.His appointment comes as the prime minister’s post...
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Dinesh Gunawardena sworn in as Sri Lanka’s new PM

COLOMBO (Reuters) – Dinesh Gunawardena took the oath as Sri Lanka’s new prime minister on Friday, local television channels reported. Gunawardena’s appointment comes a day after six-time prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was sworn in as the country’s new president. (Reporting Uditha Jayasinghe and Devjyot Ghoshal in...
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New Sri Lankan PM Dinesh Gunawardena, 17 ministers take oath

Colombo [Sri Lanka], July 22 (ANI): Dinesh Gunawardena was sworn in as the prime minister of Sri Lanka by President Ranil Wickremesinghe on Friday along with 17 other cabinet ministers. Gunawardena, parliamentarian of the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) party, took his oath in the capital Colombo in the presence...
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