Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has appointed his son Yoshitha Rajapaksa as his Chief of Staff, according to the Prime Minister's Office.
The Chargé d'affaires of the Chinese Embassy in Colombo, Hu Wei, had recently met Yoshitha Rajapaksa and congratulated him on his new appointment, a post on the Embassy's official twitter account disclosed.

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'Stop making stories now'
Meanwhile, the editor of the 'Colombo Telegraph', senior journalist Uvindu Kurukulasuriya states that people should stop saying things against Yoshitha as he is now employed.