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Sri Lanka mulls future of ex-leader's white elephants

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Mr Rajapakse's election defeat has saddled the new government with loans of close to a billion dollars.

Hambantota

FROM a multi-million dollar airport ignored by airlines to a lavish cricket stadium rejected by players, Sri Lanka's new government is mulling the future of a string of white elephants.

Former president Mahinda Rajapakse ordered the state-of-the-art facilities built in