Sri Lanka's Gotabaya Rajapaksa takes oaths as executive president

COLOMBO, Nov. 18 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lanka's opposition presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who won Saturday's presidential elections, was sworn in as the executive president on Monday.


In this handout photograph taken and released by Gotabaya Rajapaksa Media Unit on November 17, 2019, Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) party presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa (C) gestures to supporters and well-wishers after his victory outside his house in Colombo. (Photo: VCG)