Friday, July 15, 2022

The resignation of Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has been accepted: legislative speaker


Sri Lanka president Gotabaya Rajapaksa's resignation accepted: Parliamentary speaker

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka's parliamentary speaker said Friday that President Gotabaya Rajapaksa's abdication had been acknowledged after the pioneer escaped the country recently.

"Gotabaya has legitimately surrendered" with impact from Thursday, Mahinda Yapa Abeywardana told correspondents, after Rajapaksa advised the speaker from Singapore he was venturing down.

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