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Dinesh Gunawardena sworn in as Sri Lanka’s new PM

COLOMBO (Reuters) – Dinesh Gunawardena took the oath as Sri Lanka’s new prime minister on Friday, local television channels reported.

Gunawardena’s appointment comes a day after six-time prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was sworn in as the country’s new president.

(Reporting Uditha Jayasinghe and Devjyot Ghoshal in Colombo, Writing by Shilpa Jamkhandikar; Editing by Jacqueline Wong)

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