Who is the former president of sri lanka?

Who is the former president of sri lanka?

Living former presidents

President Term of office Date of birth
Chandrika Kumaratunga 1994–2005 11 years, 7 days 29 June 1945
Mahinda Rajapaksa 2005–2015 9 years, 51 days 18 November 1945
Maithripala Sirisena 2015–2019 4 years, 313 days 3 September 1951
Gotabaya Rajapaksa 2019–2022 2 years, 238 days 20 June 1949

Who is Gotabaya Rajapaksa wife?

Ioma RajapaksaGotabaya Rajapaksa / WifeIoma Udeni Rajapaksa is the wife of the current President of Sri Lanka. She is the current First Lady of Sri Lanka
Ioma Rajapaksa is married to Gotabaya Rajapaksa, the current President of Sri Lanka. Wikipedia

Who is rajapaksha?

Rajapaksa became the leader of the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna in 2019, splitting the Sri Lanka Freedom Party. He became Prime Minister again on 21 November 2019 after being appointed by his brother, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who had become president on 18 November after winning the 2019 Sri Lankan presidential election.

Why Sri Lanka is poor?

Sri Lanka is currently in the throes of an unprecedented economic turmoil since its independence from Britain in 1948. The crisis is caused in part by a lack of foreign currency, which has meant that the country cannot afford to pay for imports of staple foods and fuel, leading to acute shortages and very high prices.

What is the age of Basil Rajapaksa?

About 71 years (1951)Basil Rajapaksa / Age

Who is the first king of Sri Lanka?

Prince Vijaya
List of Sri Lankan monarchs

King of the Sinhala Kingdom
Prince Vijaya
First monarch Prince Vijaya
Last monarch Sri Vikrama Rajasinha

How did JR Jayawardena died?

Death. Jayewardene died of colon cancer, on 1 November 1996, aged 90, at a hospital in Colombo. He was survived by his wife, Elina, and his son, Ravi.

Are Mahinda Rajapaksa and Gotabaya Rajapaksa related?

In the 2019 presidential election, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, the brother of Mahinda Rajapaksa, ran and won.

What is the age of Mahinda Rajapaksa?

76 years (November 18, 1945)Mahinda Rajapaksa / Age

Who are Rajapaksa brothers?

Gotabaya RajapaksaBasil RajapaksaChamal Rajapaksa
Mahinda Rajapaksa/Brothers
Immediately after being elected president, Mahinda appointed his brother Gotabhaya Rajapaksa as Defence Secretary, the most senior civil service position in the Ministry of Defence. Another brother, Basil Rajapaksa, was appointed Senior Presidential Advisor.

What was Sri Lanka original name?

Ancient Greek geographers called it Taprobane. Arabs referred to it as Serendib. Later European mapmakers called it Ceylon, a name still used occasionally for trade purposes. It officially became Sri Lanka in 1972.

Who is Basil Rajapaksa wife?

Pushpa RajapaksaBasil Rajapaksa / Wife
Personal life. He is married to Pushpa Rajapaksa and has three children namely, Thejani, Bimalka and Ashantha.

How old was JR Jayawardena?

Who was the first woman President of Sri Lanka?

Chandrika Kumaratunga

Her Excellency Chandrika Kumaratunga
President Dingiri Banda Wijetunga
Preceded by Ranil Wickremesinghe
Succeeded by Sirimavo Bandaranaike
Chairperson of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party