BREAKING : Basil to step down from Parliament


SLPP MP Basil Rajapaksa has decided to step down from his Parliamentary seat.

General Secretary of the party Sagara Kariyawasam said that he is due to resign tomorrow (9).

Meanwhile, a media briefing regarding the matter is also scheduled to be held tomorrow.

Basil Rajapaksa is a dual citizen and was appointed Minister of Finance on 8 July last year.

He was heavily criticized for the ongoing economic crisis in Sri Lanka.