Nov 13, 2018

Reports of Mahinda resigning, false - Namal (update)

MP Namal Rajapaksa has rubbished claims that  newly sworn in PM - Mahinda Rajapaksa will resign.

In a Tweet, he says that they will all attend parliament tomorrow (14).

 

 

Meanwhile, the Security Council has been convened under the patronage of president Maithripala Sirisena, who had urged tri forces commanders and the IGP to maintain peace continously.

 

(Last update at 10.32pm Nov. 13, 2018)

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With the Supreme court order staying the gazette notification issued to dissolve parliament, newly sworn in PM - Mahinda Rajapaksa has decided to resign from his post, internal sources from the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna says.

A decision on this regard is to be taken at the hastily summoned cabinet meeting which is currently underway, sources add.

Meanwhile, UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe has said that Parliament will reconvene tomorrow (14) and he is prepared to demonstrate his majority in the house.

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