COLOMBO: Former Minister and SLPP national organizer Basil Rajapaksa arrived in Sri Lanka this morning on Sunday, Nov 20.
Basil Rajapaksa, who holds dual citizenship, had left the country following the protest movement against former President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. He had returned to the island this morning after spending around 45 days in the US.
General Secretary of Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP), Sagara Kariyawasam stated that they hope to implement the party’s plans for upcoming elections with the arrival of Basil Rajapaksa.
In addition, MP Jagath Kumara mentioned that making decisions regarding the leadership of SLPP is a duty of former MP Basil Rajapaksa.
Meanwhile, the SLPP stressed that it will take legal action against the false propaganda made through social media.
Former Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapakse has reportedly given related instructions.