Local media reported today (17) that Former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa is exploring the option of giving up his American citizenship. In order to qualify to contest the next Presidential elections.
Further reports suggest that Gotabaya has submitted the required documents to the American Embassy in Sri Lanka.
And multiple sources are suggesting that Gotabaya will be announced as the next Presidential candidate of the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP).
A special meeting was recently held at the Presidential candidate of the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) on this matter.
At a recent event Basil Rajapaksa mentioned that they will support anyone who Mahinda Rajapaksa recommends for the next presidential elections.