Thank you to everyone who committed themselves towards a peaceful election! pic.twitter.com/XAdJ2hSy58— Gotabaya Rajapaksa (@GotabayaR) November 16, 2019
As we usher in a new journey for Sri Lanka, we must remember that all Sri Lankans are part of this journey. Let us rejoice peacefully, with dignity and discipline in the same manner in which we campaigned. pic.twitter.com/tXqLrdH3Qv— Gotabaya Rajapaksa (@GotabayaR) November 17, 2019
I am grateful for the opportunity to be the President, not only of those who voted for me, but as the President of all Sri Lankans. The trust you have invested in me is deeply moving and being your president will be the greatest honor of my life -Let’s put our vision into action! pic.twitter.com/0A58Sef8CE— Gotabaya Rajapaksa (@GotabayaR) November 17, 2019
Congratulations @GotabayaR on your victory in the Presidential elections.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) November 17, 2019
I look forward to working closely with you for deepening the close and fraternal ties between our two countries and citizens, and for peace, prosperity as well as security in our region.
I thank Prime Minister @narendramodi and the people of India for your warm wishes. Our two nations are bound by history and common beliefs and I look forward to strengthening our friendship and meeting you in the near future https://t.co/WZkLWc3MFS— Gotabaya Rajapaksa (@GotabayaR) November 17, 2019
It is my privilege to honour the people's decision and congratulate Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa on his election. I am grateful to our citizens who voted for me. I am humbled that you placed your faith in me. Your support has been a fountain of strength throughout my political career. pic.twitter.com/CGYy1NCth2— Sajith Premadasa (@sajithpremadasa) November 17, 2019