BREAKING: Ranil sworn in as Acting President


Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was sworn in as the Acting President a short while ago (15).

Wickremesinghe was sworn in by Chief Justice Jayantha Jayasuriya.

The Premier was appointed as the Acting President on 13 July by Gotabaya Rajapaksa during his absence from the country, by virtue of Article 37(1) of the Constitution.