- November 1, 2018
- Posted by: Godwin Elijah
- Category: International
Newly appointed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has said Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena will reconvene parliament on November 5 as international pressure builds to resolve a political crisis.
Sirisena named Rajapaksa as prime minister after abruptly dismissing the government of Ranil Wickremesinghe.
The move will allow the 225-member House to choose between Rajapaksa and his opponent Wickremesinge, who was quick to react, saying “democracy will prevail”