Jan 09, 2015 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s outgoing president Mahinda Rajapaksa says he bows down to people’s choice as he wants to uphold what he promised. 2005 Mahinda Chintana says a ruler is only a temporary trustee and not an owner of this country. This is the time that promise will be fulfilled, Rajapaksa said.
Earlier in the day President Rajapaksa left his official residence ˜Temple Trees’.
Rajapaksa also bid a farewell to his cabinet members, personal and office staff before leaving the post, president media division said.