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Dinesh Gunawardena Appointed Sri Lanka's New PM

News18 | 22/07/2022 11:01 AM | Click to read full article

Senior politician Dinesh Gunawardena on Friday took over as Sri Lanka’s prime minister as President Ranil Wickremesinghe swore in his new Cabinet.

A stalwart of Sri Lankan politics, Gunawardena, 73, earlier served as the foreign minister and education minister. He was appointed as Home Minister in April by then President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.