Sri Lanka’s new President names brother Mahinda Rajapaksa as Prime Minister

Sri Lanka’s new President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Wednesday named his brother Mahinda as Prime Minister. Mahinda, a two-term president himself, is due to be sworn in as premier on Thursday following the resignation of Ranil Wickremesinghe after his party suffered a humiliating defeat at the weekend’s presidential polls. The Rajapaksa brothers are credited with crushing […]