Former Minister Basil Rajapaksa Expected To Return To Sri Lanka Today After "Prolonged Holiday"

February 03, 2020

Former Minister and SLPP National Organiser Basil Rajapaksa is expected to return to the country today.

Rajapaksa went overseas immediately after President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa assumed office.

Sources close to the Rajapaksa family said the former Minister left the country on a "prolonged holiday".

Basil Rajapaksa is expected to lead the parliamentary election campaign of the SLPP-led alliance.

It is still unclear whether he will contest the upcoming parliamentary election.

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