BREAKING: Ranil appointed as Acting President


Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was appointed as the Acting President a short while ago (13), Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena confirmed.

Speaking to the media, Abeywardena confirmed that in his absence from the country, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa appointed Wickremesinghe as the Acting President, by virtue of Article 37(1) of the Constitution.