Mahinda Rajapaksa(Search results - 11)
IndiaSep 23, 2020, 5:08 PM IST
PM Modi, Mahindra Rajapaksa to hold virtual bilateral summit
On September 26, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Sri Lankan counterpart Mahinda Rajapaksa will hold a virtual bilateral summit
IndiaFeb 29, 2020, 10:06 AM IST
Mahinda Rajapaksa thanks India for rescuing Lankans from coronavirus-hit cruise ship in Japan
India's efforts in rescuing its citizens and those from neighbouring countries, stranded in coronavirus-hit regions, has received appreciation. Mahinda Rajapaksha, Sri Lankan PM, took to Twitter to express his gratitude following India’s efforts in the evacuation of 36 foreign nationals from the quarantined cruise ship in Japan.
IndiaFeb 9, 2020, 4:18 PM IST
Sri Lankan PM visits Kashi Vishwanath temple in Varanasi
Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa visited the famous Kashi Vishwanath temple in Varanasi and offered prayers and obeisance to the Dhamekh Stupa.
IndiaNov 29, 2019, 7:30 PM IST
India announces $450 million financial assistance to Sri Lanka
Prime Minister said that the Rajapaksa government would take forward the reconciliation process to meet the aspirations of Tamil community in Sri Lanka which also includes the implementation of the 13th Amendment.
WorldNov 18, 2019, 1:50 PM IST
Sri Lanka Presidential elections: Gotabaya Rajapaksa to be sworn-in today
Earlier, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, a former defence secretary and brother of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, based his campaign on providing strong leadership on national security issues.
WorldAug 12, 2019, 12:17 PM IST
Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa names brother Gotabhaya as SLPP presidential candidate
President Mahinda Rajapaksa has named his brother Gotabhaya Rajapaksa for Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna presidency. Gotabhaya had led Rajapaksa's military campaign against the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) between 2006 and 2009 and won the hearts of many.
ViewsFeb 10, 2019, 5:54 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi’s Neighbourhood First policy a massive success
Give Narendra Modi his due, he managed the house way better than his predecessors. Doklam was not created in a day but he salvaged the situation. It is in his tenure that Maldives came back to Indian fold and Sri Lanka didn’t allow pro-China Mahinda Rajapaksa to hijack power
WorldNov 12, 2018, 3:10 PM IST
Sri Lankan political crisis: Mahinda Rajapaksa ends 50-year-old association with Maithripala Sirisena’s party
The 72-year-old Mahinda Rajapaksa received the membership of the SLPP on Sunday. The party was launched by his supporters last year. In February this year, the party won two-third of the total 340 seats in the local council polls
IndiaNov 6, 2018, 9:50 AM IST
Sri Lanka's political crisis: What’s there for India and China
Political turmoil in the island nation was triggered late on October 26 when Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena appointed his predecessor Mahinda Rajapaksa as Prime Minister. It was opposed by Ranil Wickremesinghe, who insists he's still in charge. The two are now set to face off in parliament in a confidence vote.