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Rajapaksa lands in Singapore; govt says not granted asylum

The Free Press Journal | 14/07/2022 11:20 PM | Click to read full article

Sri Lanka President Gotabaya Rajapaksa resigned on Thursday evening after landing in Singapore. 

Earlier today, Rajapaksa was allowed to enter Singapore on a "private visit", a day after he fled the country to the Maldives without resigning as promised in the face of public revolt against his government's mishandling of the economy.