The Leader of the United National Party (UNP), Ranil Wickremesinghe has been sworn in as the new Prime Minister of Sri Lanka at the President’s House today evening (May 12)
He was sworn in as the Prime Minister before President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.
He served as Prime Minister of Sri Lanka from 1993 to 1994, 2001 to 2004, 2015 to 2015 (100 days), 2015 to 2018, and 2018 to 2019.
MP Wickremesinghe will replace Mahinda Rajapaksa, as the latter resigned from the post of Prime Minister on Monday.
Congratulations from Mahinda !
Former Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has wished the newly-appointed Prime Minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe.
In a tweet, he has stated that he wishes the new Prime Minister all the best as he navigates troubled times.