Ranil to resign in the next 24 hours
The United National Front government will support the Sri Lanka Podujana party to go for early elections, House Leader and Minister Lakshman Kiriella told RepublicNext today Nov 18.
“We will give them a two-thirds majority in the House so that Parliament can dissolve,” he added.
He said the decision was taken yesterday at a Cabinet meeting.
“Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will meet with President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and resign after that,” he added.
The President and the Prime Minister will be at the swearing-in ceremony today, but it is not known whether a formal meeting will be held today or tomorrow.