Ajith Nivard Cabraal has tendered resignation to his national list MP post a short while ago.
His letter of resignation has been submitted to the Parliament Secretary General.
Accordingly, his post as the State Minister of Finance and Cabinet Markets and Public Enterprise Reforms will be revoked. Cabraal is set to assume duties as the Governor of the Central Bank of Sri lanka on Wednesday or Thursday, according to reports.
Meanwhile, Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) the Ruling Party has decided to appoint Jayantha Ketagoda in the MP post vacant upon Cabraal's resignation.