Mr. Mahinda Rajapaksa has been sworn in as Prime Minister of Sri Lanka before President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the presidential secretariat today (21).
In the wake of presidential victory of Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa, Mr. Ranil Wickremesinghe announced his resignation to post of Prime Minsiter yesterday (20) in honouring the new government.
Mr. Mahinda Rajapaksa accordingly has been sworn in as Prime Minister today.
Mr. Rajapaksa will assume duties as the premier at 3 pm today.
The limited Cabinet will also be sworn in.