Mahinda Rajapaksa has resigned as Sri Lanka’s prime minister, seven weeks after he was appointed in a surprise move that sparked a political crisis. Mr Rajapaksa, Sri Lanka’s former president, signed his resignation letter in a ceremony at his house. Former PM Ranil Wickremesinghe is expected to return to office on Sunday.
Name: Mahinda Rajapaksa
Country: Sri Lanka
Company: Sri Lankan Government
Branch: Politician – Prime Minister
Position: Prime Minister
Announcement Date: December 14, 2018, 11:00pm
Resignation Date: December 14, 2018, 11:00pm