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Gotabaya Rajapaksa leaves Singapore for Thailand after short-term go to go expires, says report

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Overseas Minister Don Pramudwinai stated the ousted president can keep in Thailand for 90 days as he’s nonetheless a diplomatic passport holder, the report stated.

Overseas Minister Don Pramudwinai stated the ousted president can keep in Thailand for 90 days as he’s nonetheless a diplomatic passport holder, the report stated.

Sri Lanka’s ousted president Gotabaya Rajapaksa left Singapore for Thailand after his short-term go to go expired on Thursday, in keeping with a media report.

Mr. Rajapaksa boarded a flight from Singapore to Bangkok, after Thailand confirmed a day earlier than that it had acquired a request from the present Sri Lankan authorities for him to go to the nation.

Responding to media queries, Singapore’s Immigration & Checkpoints Authority stated that Mr. Rajapaksa left Singapore on Thursday, The Straits Occasions newspaper reported.

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Wednesday confirmed a brief go to to Thailand by the 73-year-old embattled Sri Lankan chief for humanitarian causes, and stated he promised to not conduct political actions within the kingdom throughout his seek for everlasting asylum abroad.

Mr. Rajapaksa, who’s at present in Singapore after fleeing Sri Lanka in July amid mass anti-government protests, is searching for refuge in Thailand as his Singapore visa runs out on Thursday.

After flying to the Maldives on July 13, Rajapaksa then fled to Singapore, the place he introduced his resignation a day later after months of protests over the nation’s financial disaster.

“It is a humanitarian situation. Now we have made a promise that it is a short-term keep. No (political) actions are allowed, and this may assist him discover a nation to take refuge in,” Prayut was quoted as saying by the Bangkok Put up newspaper on Wednesday.

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Overseas Minister Don Pramudwinai stated the ousted president can keep in Thailand for 90 days as he’s nonetheless a diplomatic passport holder, the report stated.

Don stated the Sri Lankan authorities didn’t oppose the go to and the Thai authorities wouldn’t make lodging preparations for him. The go to wouldn’t pose conflicts with Colombo as performing President Ranil Wickremesinghe had labored for him when he was in energy, he added.

The minister stated a situation for Mr. Rajapaksa’s keep was that he mustn’t trigger issues for Thailand.

By- The Hindu

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