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Where is Gotbaya Rajapaksa: Gotbaya Rajapaksa was about to leave for Dubai! Where is the President hiding after leaving home?

Gotabaya Rajapaksa can flee abroad: Speaking to AFP, a top defense official said the 73-year-old President Rajapaksa took refuge at a naval base from where he was brought to Katunayak airbase. The airbase is located near the country’s main Bandar Naik International Airport.

Gotbaya Rajapaksa
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Highlights

  • Where did the runaway Sri Lankan president hide?
  • Officials predict they may flee abroad
  • According to local media reports, the fugitives were from Dubai
Colombo: Announcing his resignation amid heavy riots and protests in Sri Lanka, President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa on Monday visited an airbase near the main international airport. Officials informed him and speculated that he might flee abroad. Rajapaksa fled the Rashtrapati Bhavan under naval protection after thousands of protesters entered the Rashtrapati Bhavan in Colombo on Saturday.

Protesters were seen having fun inside the building. Hours later, the speaker of Sri Lanka’s parliament announced that Rajapaksa would resign on Wednesday for a “peaceful transfer of power”. Speaking to AFP news agency, a top defense official said the 73-year-old President Rajapaksa had taken refuge in a naval base from where he was brought to Katunayak airbase. The airbase is located near the country’s main Bandar Naik International Airport.
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‘Rajapaksa was going to Dubai’
In the report, the official said he and his crew were brought back to Colombo by two Bell 412 helicopters. There has been no official statement from the President’s office on Rajapaksa’s current whereabouts. However, several local media reports have speculated that he was due to leave for Dubai on Monday. The office of Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said Rajapaksa had officially expressed his desire to resign, without giving further details.

The President is absconding and the Prime Minister is ready to resign
The President of Sri Lanka is absconding, the Prime Minister is ready to resign and the country is mired in debt. This situation calls into question the future of Sri Lanka. Following Rajapaksa’s resignation on July 13, a government led by the Speaker of Parliament could bring about political change in the country. However, parliament must elect a new president within a month.

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