Sri Lanka’s new President Rajapaksa has a strong link and bond with Pakistan: Report
ISLAMABAD - Sri Lanka’s new President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has a strong link and bond with Pakistan.
Sri Lanka’s newly sworn-in President, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, is a retired military officer. Rajapaksa assumed the office on 18th November after winning the elections and has pledged to make national security his top priority.
The interesting thing about the 70-year-old leader is that he is an alumni of the Military College of Signals (MCS), which now comes under the National University of Science & Technology (NUST). ------------------------------
He got his training under the ‘Signal Young Officers Course’ for a period of 3 months in 1972 at MCS in Rawalpindi. NUST has taken to Twitter to congratulate Rajapaksa on his victory in the elections:
Experts believe that the former Lieutenant Colonel’s appointment as Sri Lankan President bodes well for Pakistan especially after he announced to adopt a neutral foreign policy.