This comeback has been described by the media as ‘stunning.’
The UK political tradition has largely been no return after leaving office.
The Sri Lankan tradition has been somewhat different, as Mahinda Rajapaksha and Maithripala Sirisena, both past presidents, made a comeback to parliament, while former President Chandrika Kumaratunga is still very politically active.
Former British Prime Minister David Cameron has been to Sri Lanka on many occasions, and recently, he was on a visit to Sri Lanka. He was on a private visit, which was very much kept away from the media, and on the final day, he met up with President Ranil Wickremesinghe and Chief of staff Sagala Rathnayaka, reportedly to say hello as a matter of courtesy.
A Lanka news line dropped us a message with a smiley face asking, “Did David Cameron get a hint from Ranil Wickramasingha on how to make a comeback after being out of the job?
Your guess is as good as ours, or it may be even better.