Ex-president in exile: I gave every thing

“I have done my utmost for the country and I will continue to do so on behalf of the country,” stated Gotabaya Rajapaksa, talking in a speech that MEPs Dhammika Dasanayake learn out.

“The fact that I was able to protect our people from the pandemic, despite the economic crisis we were already facing, is something that gives me personal satisfaction.”

Rajapaksa was chased out of his presidential palace per week in the past, when hundreds of protesters stormed the palace and plenty of different residences. He is in Singapore, the place he went to announce his departure from a secure place.

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has been sworn in as interim president. On Wednesday, the parliament will appoint who will serve the remaining of Rajapaksa’s time period.

Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s critics consider that it was his authorities that precipitated each the financial disaster and plenty of covid deaths. Official figures present that the nation misplaced the overwhelming majority of its international trade reserves throughout its time in energy.

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