Ranil Wickremesinghe

As many as 5 lakh people could be left jobless in Sri Lanka due to COVID-19: Ex-PM Wickremesinghe

Criticising the government's decision to impose a blanket ban on imports to stabilise the country's economy, he said that Sri Lanka is facing a negative economic growth.

published on : 17th May 2020

Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa​ names elder brother Mahinda as PM after Wickremesinghe resigns

Mahinda, the current main opposition leader, will assume duties soon after incumbent Wickremesinghe steps down formally on Thursday.

published on : 20th November 2019

Sri Lanka PM Ranil Wickremesinghe resigns after election debacle

Ranil Wickremesinghe was under pressure to quit and handover the government to the opposite camp after Rajapaksa won the presidential election on Saturday.

published on : 20th November 2019

Eight arrested in connection with Sri Lanka blasts: Sri Lanka PM Ranil Wickremesinghe

The government is yet to ascertain whether the attackers had any 'overseas links'.

published on : 21st April 2019