Mr. Mahinda Rajapakshe has informed leader of the United National Front (UNF) Ranil Wickramasinghe that he is ready to resign from his position as the Prime Minister.
Mr. Rajapakshe has further requested from Mr. Wickramasinghe to accept the Prime Ministerial position.
Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapakshe has informed the leader of the UNF regarding the concerns when the two has accidentally met in the Parliament Library today (30).
In response to Mr. Rajapakshe’s concerns, Mr. Wickramasinghe has said that there is no need for resignation and to remain in the position till the Parliament’s majority is being accepted by the President for an official dismissal.
Adding, the UNF leader has pointed out that Mr. Rajapakshe is entitled to his position as the Prime Minister till due announcement for an official dismissal, and the President himself, who had appointed him in the first place, should be making the decision.