Jul 07, 2021

Basil to be President in 2024 - Ranjith Bandara

Basil Rajapaksa has met all the requirements necessary to become Sri Lanka’s President in 2024, said SLPP Member of Parliament, Professor Ranjith Bandara, on Wednesday (07).
He said the people are already behind Rajapaksa and there is no question about him contesting the 2024 Presidential Elections.
‘What we are witnessing today are the signs of Basil Rajapaksa becoming the leader of the country,’ he said.
Meanwhile, Ports and Shipping Minister Rohitha Abeygunawardena has also said that Basil Rajapaksa is an all-rounder.
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‘When you take a cricket team, there are the bowlers and the batsmen. However, it is the all-rounder who is always highlighted, he had said.

However, he said it is President Gotabaya Rajapaksa who will be the president in 2024 while adding there is no reason for Basil Rajapaksa to revoke his US citizenship, as done by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa ahead of the Presidential Poll.

(Excerpts : newsfirst.lk)