Ranil Wickremesinghe Resigns as Sri Lanka Prime Minister

 - Sakshi Post

The prime minister of the island nation of Sri Lanka, Ranil Wickremesinghe stepped down from his position on July 9 to allow an all-party government to assume power.

At a meeting of party leaders earlier in the day, Wickremesinghe declared his willingness to step down and allow all-party leaders to take charge of the nation.

“To ensure the continuation of the Government including  the safety of all citizens I accept the best recommendation of the Party Leaders today, to make way for an All-Party Government. To facilitate this I will resign as Prime Minister,” Wickremesinghe wrote on Twitter.

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