MP Mahinda Samarasinghe to resign within days
SLPP MP Mahinda Samarasinghe is to resign within days in order to take up duties as the Sri Lankan ambassador to the USA.
Samarasinghe told parliament today (23) he accepted the new position offered to him by president Gotabaya Rajapaksa.
The ambassadorial position remains vacant since the retirement of Ravinatha Aryasinha.
Samarasinghe said he expected to leave for the US by 29 November.