Ranil Wickremesinghe sworn in as interim President of Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has been sworn in as interim President after Parliament Speaker Mahinda Abeywardena accepted Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s resignation.

Wickremesinghe was appointed as the acting President by former President Rajapaksa on 13th July after Rajapaksa fled to the Maldives due to massive protests demanding his resignation.

Gotabaya Rajapaksa submitted his resignation after arriving in Singapore, officially vacating the post of president. Rajapaksa’s resignation comes after thousands of people stormed the Rashtrapati Bhavan in Colombo on 9th July.

Qns : Who became the interim president of Sri Lanka?

Ans : Ranil Wickremesinghe sworn in as interim President of Sri Lanka.

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