Former Defense Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, who lives in the United States, arrived Sri Lanka today (12) and told journalists that he is an American citizen.
Gagabhaya Rajapaksa is one of the few people who has been cheating the country saying that he has dual citizenship up to now. He served as the Secretary of the Ministry of Defense and Urban Development during President Mahinda’s government under his American citizenship.
He was also influential in signing the Coalition Agreement to facilitate the use Lanka in the military operations of the United States. It was later revealed that the agreement was signed without knowing the Parliament. He left for the USA a few weeks ago and returned to Sri Lanka today from Dubai.