President writes to Ranil saying he has been sacked

Saturday, 27 October 2018

President Maithripala Sirisena has written to Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe saying he has been sacked.

In the letter to Wickremesinghe, the President said that he has acted within the powers vested in him.

However, Wickremesinghe has responded saying he has the support of Parliament and continues to remain as PM.