Sri Lanka’s parliament speaker accepts Rajapaksa’s resignation

sri lanka's parliament speaker accepts rajapaksa's resignation
sri lanka’s parliament speaker accepts rajapaksa’s resignation

On Thursday night, a letter of resignation from Sri Lanka’s president was flown in from Singapore and approved by the speaker of parliament, he told reporters.

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A new president would be appointed in accordance with the constitution from this point forward, according to Speaker Mahinda Yap Abeywardena.

After a stopover in the Maldives, Rajapaksa flew to Singapore after fleeing Sri Lanka amid rising unrest and the island’s worst economic crisis in decades.

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