Several Ministers urge PM to step down

18 November 2019 06:38 am - 4     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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A few Cabinet ministers are reported to have requested Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to step down from his office making way for President-elect Gotabaya Rajapaksa to form a government in conformity with the mandate he received at the election.

In the aftermath of the electoral defeat, the Prime Minister held a meeting with Cabinet ministers to discuss the next course of action.

According to informed sources, ministers such as Rauff Hakeem, Mangala Samaraweera, Patali Champika Ranawaka and Navin Dissanayake requested the Prime Minister to resign from his office. (Kelum Bandara)

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  • SL Monday, 18 November 2019 08:53 AM

    we will see how democratic the professor of Democracy !

    Sokrates Monday, 18 November 2019 09:04 AM

    This mass-murderer AGH (Adolf Gota Hitler) won as a US citizen illegally the presidential election but not the parliament election.

    Jude Monday, 18 November 2019 09:31 AM

    Let's RW hang-on to UNP !!! Others should formulate a New Political party!!!???

    sf Monday, 18 November 2019 12:34 PM

    It is better for him to leave the country, otherwise he will be humted or haunted by the UNP members themselves.


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