Sunday, June 16, 2024

Topic: srilanka

Sri Lanka president emails resignation letter to parliamentary speaker

Sri Lanka President Gotabaya Rajapaksa emailed a letter of resignation to the speaker of the country’s parliament late on Thursday.

Democracy needs to return in Lanka: Sanath Jayasuriya

Sanath Jayasuriya, the former Sri Lanka captain and one of the greatest cricket players to emerge from the sub-continent, said that he is completely in favour of the protesters, who have taken control of the President’s residence.

State of emergency imposed in Sri Lanka after president flees

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe declared a state of emergency and imposed a curfew in the Western Province of the country, said the PM‘s office.

Sri Lanka’s President Rajapaksa to step down on 13 July: Speaker

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has agreed to step down next week, Lanka’s parliamentary speaker, Mahinda Yapa Abeywardana, has said.

Sri Lanka: Protesters storm President’s House, demand resignation

Thousands of protesters in Sri Lanka have broken through police barricades and stormed the president’s residence and office in one of the largest anti-government marches in the crisis-hit country this year.

Sri Lankan PM Mahinda Rajapaksa resigns amid anti-govt protests

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has resigned on Monday, local media reported.