Sri Lanka: No room for Ranil--- Prez reaffirmed

I will not re-appoint Ranil as PM even if 225 MPs consented - President Sirisena

(December 4, 2018, Colombo, Sri Lanka Guardian) President Maithripala Sirisena has reaffirmed that he will not re-appoint Ranil Wickremesinghe as the Prime Minister even if all members of the Parliament ( 225) gave consent, Laxman Kiriella MP, told the media after the meeting with the President.

Meanwhile, President Sirisena has told the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) that he will take the next step in 24 hours as a result of the Court of Appeal ruling today on Mahinda Rajapaksa.

The TNA media unit tweeted saying at a meeting with the President today he admitted there was no Prime Minister or cabinet following the court order.

He said that he will take action in 24 hours and also meet with the National Security Council and other relevant officials.


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