Mahinda Rajapaksa sworn in as Prime Minister
Opposition Leader and former President Mahinda Rajapaksa sworn in as the Prime Minister at Presidential Secretariat a short while ago.
The event, graced by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, former President Maithripala Sirisena and many other distinguished guests, is taking place at the Presidential Secretariat.
New Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa will shortly assume duties in his new post.
Earlier today, former Premier Ranil Wickremesinghe stepped down from his position and tendered his resignation letter to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.
Latest Headlines in Sri Lanka
- Asian Games 2023: India women bag Gold medal in cricket September 25, 2023
- Sachithra Senanayake granted bail September 25, 2023
- Wanindu Hasaranga likely to miss ICC World Cup due to hamstring injury – report September 25, 2023
- Sri Lanka receives USD 890,000 interim compensation for damages by X-Press Pearl September 24, 2023
- Sri Lanka pays off $200 million loan from Bangladesh with $4.5 million interest September 24, 2023