Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe Will Meet Newly-elected President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa To Discuss Transition Of Power

November 19, 2019

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe is expected to meet President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa today.

At the meeting, the Prime Minister will discuss arrangements for transition of power with the newly-elected President.

The UNP is sharply divided on whether the party should support the immediate dissolution of the current Parliament.

Parliament cannot be dissolved without the support of 2/3 of MPs.

A sizable proportion of UNP MPs are of the view that an immediate Parliamentary election should not be held.

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