Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, the president of Sri Lanka, has resigned, according to the former president and speaker of the Maldives Mohamed Nasheed.
Speaker of Sri Lanka to make an official statement soon.
“🇱🇰 President GR has resigned. I hope Sri Lanka can now move forward. I believe the President would not have resigned if he were still in Sri Lanka, and fearful of losing his life. I commend the thoughtful actions of the Govt of Maldives. My best wishes to the people of Sri Lanka” Maldives Speaker Nasheed