Parliament of Sri Lanka Press Release
The Prime Minister should resign immediately – Party Leaders’ Meeting Discussions
At the special meeting held this afternoon (13) in Parliament with the participation of members of the Committee on Parliamentary Business and party leaders, it was discussed that the Prime Minister should resign as soon as possible in order to resolve the current crisis situation in the country.
The honorable speaker elaborated on the current state of the nation. The Chief of Defense Staff, the Commanders of the three armed forces, and the Inspector General of Police briefed the Members of Parliament regarding the current security situation.
As announced to the nation, H.E. the President informed the Honorable Speaker via telephone that the President’s resignation letter will be submitted before midnight tonight (13).
Minister of Public Security Hon. Tiran Alles, Members of Parliament Hon. Maithreepala Sirisena, Hon. Lakshman Kiriella, Hon. Hon. Anura Dissanayaka, Hon. Mano Ganesan, Hon. Vasudeva Nanayakkara, Hon. Weerasumana Weerasinghe, Hon. Douglas Devananda, Hon. Gayantha Karunatilleka, Hon. Hon. Ranjith Madduma Bandara, Hon. Gevindu Cumaratunga, Hon. Rauff Hakeem, Hon. (Dr.) V. Radhakrishnan, Hon. Udaya Gammanpila, Rev. Hon. (Ven.) Athuraliye Rathana Thero, Hon. M. A. Sumanthiran