The former President of Sri Lanka who fled the island nation in July amid mass protests demanding his resignation is awaiting to obtain a US green card to return back to the United States along with his wife and son, a media report said.
Thousands of anti-government protesters stormed into Sri Lanka Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe’s office on Wednesday (July 13), hours after he was named as acting president, witnesses said.
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has fled Sri Lanka on a military jet, amid mass protests over its economic crisis.
Sri Lanka’s embattled president was flown to an airbase near the main international airport yesterday, officials said, raising speculation he will escape into exile abroad.
Millions of rupees in cash left behind by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa when he fled his official residence in the capital will be handed over to court
As protests grow across the island nation, the country’s most powerful political clan finds itself on the brink once more.