FreeCurrencyRates.com

इंडियन आवाज़     18 Jan 2019 09:56:44      انڈین آواز
Ad

Sri Lanka: Rajapaksa to resign from the post of PM

AMN / COLOMBO

In Sri Lanka, Mahinda Rajapaksa has decided to resign from the post of Prime minister today paving way for formation of new government under ousted Prime Minister Ranil Wickremsinghe.

His son Namal Rajapksa said the resignation will follow an address to the nation and has been done to ensure stability of the nation.

He added that Mr. Rajapksa party will work with others under a broad coalition led by President Maithripala Sirsiena.

Earlier, Supreme Court had refused to vacate interim order of lower court restraining Rajapaksa and his cabinet from functioning.

A Presidential advisor had confirmed earlier in the day that Mr. Wickremsinghe will be appointed Prime minister by Monday and President has reportedly agreed for it.

The Sri Lanka crisis began on October 26 when President appointed Mahinda Rajapaksa as prime minister replacing Mr. Wickremsinghe. Mr. Rajapaksa failed to prove his majority and parliament had passed several motions against his government since last month.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Ad
Ad

SPORTS

Maharashtra sweep all four gold medals in Kho-Kho; Haryana in three Kabaddi final at KIYG

  HSB / Pune On a day when there were only gold medals at stake, hosts Maharashtra made a clean s ...

Saina, Kidambi progress to quarterfinal of Malaysia Master

  Top Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth progressed to the quarterfinal of the Mal ...

Khelo India: Jharkhand stuns Odisha to set up Girls U-17 hockey title clash with Haryana

Harpal Singh Bedi / Pune “It is not over till it is over” Jharkhand proved this adage as after trailing 0 ...

Ad

MARQUEE

Major buildings in India go blue as part of UNICEF’s campaign on World Children’s Day

Our Correspondent / New Delhi Several monuments across India turned blue today Nov 20 – the World Children ...

US school students discuss ways to gun control

             Students  discuss strategies on legislation, communities, schools, and mental health and ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

Noted Film actor Kader Khan passes away in Canada

Born in Kabul, Khan made his acting debut in 1973 with Rajesh Khanna's "Daag" and has featured in over 300 fil ...

Mortal remains of Mrinal Sen cremated in Kolkata

    Mortal remains of Legendary filmmaker Mrinal Sen, the last of the triumvirate of directi ...

Ad

@Powered By: Logicsart