Request from the Party Leaders. According to MP Lakshman Kiriella, the Inspector General of Police and the Commanders of the Tri-Forces were invited to the meeting (IGP). The Commanders of the Tri-Forces and the IGP met with the Prime Minister, according to MP Kiriella, and requested that he resign.
Additionally noticeable is the absence of Acting President Ranil Wickremesinghe from the Party Leaders gathering.
According to MP Kiriella, the Party Leaders had been requested for permission to use force if anybody had attempted to forcibly enter Parliament by the Commanders of the Tri-Forces and the IGP.