Speaking at a media briefing today (16), he said that the president should decide on appointing a new PM and cabinet of ministers.
Adding his voice, UNP MP - Sajith Premadasa said that president Maithripala Sirisena and the UNP leader - Ranil Wickremesinghe should discuss and decide what to do next.
Referring to the series of violent incidents that took place in parliament today, the MP said it was 'a battle between state sponsored terrorism and democracy.'
Meanwhile, in a Tweet, UNP MP - Ruwan Wijewardena has praised the Speaker, for risking his life to protect democracy.
However, in a separate media conference, MP Dinesh Gunawardena said that Mahinda Rajapaksa is still leading the government.