Reporters say Gotabhaya Rajapaksa has decided not to grant any posts to persons accused of various crimes or who are currently on bail. He emphasized this throughout his presidential campaign.
Accordingly, Gotabhaya Rajapaksa says that those who are capable and able to work after the swearing in of the presidency will be given positions.
The winner of the 2019 presidential election has now been decided and Gotabhaya Rajapaksa is well ahead of his main rival by over 100 000 votes.
The final result is due to be announced by the Elections Commission this afternoon.