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US Fedaral Register included the Name of President in SL for abdicated Citizenship…
(2020-05-09)

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The US citizenship of President Rajapaksa came under scrutiny last year. Some media reports and social media posts allege that President Rajapaksas name has not been successfully waived since he was not listed on the federal list last year.

As Sri Lankas laws do not allow dual citizens or non-citizens to contest national elections. The list containing the names of the individuals who have renounced their citizenship US Federal Register was published today.

However, The name of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has appeared in the Quarterly Publication of the United States Federal Register of Individuals Who Have Chosen to Expatriate. Accordingly, this latest publication proves that President Gotabaya Rajapaksa is no longer a citizen of the United States and does not hold dual citizenship.


https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2020/05/08/2020-09814/quarterly-publication-of-individuals-who-have-chosen-to-expatriate-as-required-by-section-6039g







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