the Data on the Rajapaksa's resignation came on Friday, via his son, mp Namal Rajapaksa.
During Saturday gathered Mahinda Rajapaksa to worship at his home, where he then signed a avgångsbrev. The 73-year-old political heavy, who previously was president of, stated not before the gathered journalists. But the people in his office announces that he intends to leave the back of the limousines he had disposed of since the controversial appointment of him as prime minister.
Maithripala Sirisena that triggered the political crisis when he is at the end of October suddenly kicked the prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and replaced him with his former enemy Rajapaksa. But Wickremesinghe has refused to resign, on the grounds that the dismissal was illegal.
Rajapaksa was voted later in a vote of no confidence in parliament. Shortly thereafter, decided the president that he does not accept either of the two as prime minister, which left Sri Lanka without a formal government.
of economic turmoil when the parliament because of the crisis have not been able to adopt a budget for 2019. Regular fights have broken out on several occasions in this house – a sign of how strong the tension is. According to Namal Rajapaksa chooses his father to step down in order to ensure stability in the country. The decision, then the Supreme court recently ruled that Mahinda Rajapaksa does not have the right to act as prime minister without the approval of parliament, where he lacks enough support.
the Court has also decided that president Sirisena had violated the constitution when he on november 9, among other things, dissolved the parliament. He is now expected to reinstate Wickremesinghe as prime minister.
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