Former Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa is set to return to the country on August 24, Former Sri Lankan ambassador to Russia Udayanga Weeratunga hinted today.
He told the media after giving a statement to the CID on MIG Deal that the former President would render a service to the country.
When asked whether Gotabaya Rajapaksa would engage in politics again, he said he was not a clever politician but a clever officer. “I don’t think our people should be foolish again. He is not a clever person as a politician. He is a clever military officer. He does not have any quality that Mahinda Rajapaksa has. That is why he got all wrong,” he said.