RW tenders his resignation to Prez

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe tendered his resignation to President Gotabaya Rajapakse a short while ago.

Following the resignation, Wickremesinghe left the Temple Trees.

Wickremesinghe made the decision to step down in order to facilitate the appointment of care taker government under President Rajapakse.

Opposition leader Mahinda Rajapaksa will be sworn in today as Prime Minister of Sri Lanka.


Pictures by Saman Abesiriwardana