Mahinda Rajapaksa to be sworn in as Prime Minister tomorrow

Mahinda Rajapaksa with Gotabaya Rajapaksa

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has named Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa as the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka.

Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa will be sworn in as the Prime Minister tomorrow afternoon along with the new Cabinet, sources said.

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today said that he has decided to resign and to tender resignation to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa tomorrow.