New passport issued to Gota on May 7: Immigration Chief

Gotabaya Rajapaksa

Controller General of Immigration and Emigration, R. M. P. S. B. Rathnayake yesterday said a new passport was issued to former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa on May 7 this year.

However, he said the issuance of passport doesn’t necessarily mean a citizen has or has not renounced their dual citizenship.

Earlier, Mr. Rajapaksa said he was issued a new passport by the Immigration and Emigration Department after his dual-citizenship was renounced.

(Source: Daily Mirror)