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My aim is to save Sri Lanka, not a 'person or family': PM Wickremesinghe

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Ranil Wickremesinghe, Sri Lanka PM
Ranil Wickremesinghe, Sri Lanka PM

Sri Lanka's newly-appointed Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Monday warned that next two months would be the toughest and said his aim is to save the country from the ongoing economic crisis, and not a person, family or group, in an apparent reference to the Rajapaksa family and its former strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa.

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First Published: Mon, May 16 2022. 19:13 IST

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