Gotabaya Rajapaksa. Photo: Reuters Gotabaya Rajapaksa. Photo: Reuters
Gotabaya Rajapaksa. Photo: Reuters

Sri Lanka’s tilt towards China expected to be ‘low key’ as new president Gotabaya Rajapaksa takes the reins

  • Incoming leader says he will not allow the island nation to be pulled into a proxy contest among the world’s major powers
  • But analysts foresee a cautious creep towards the pro-Beijing policies of predecessor and brother Mahinda

Topic |   Sri Lanka
Gotabaya Rajapaksa. Photo: Reuters Gotabaya Rajapaksa. Photo: Reuters
Gotabaya Rajapaksa. Photo: Reuters
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