President accepts Prime minister’s resignation, gazette notification issued


President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has accepted the resignation of his brother Mahinda Rajapaksa as the Prime Minister and it has been made to understand that a gazette notification to that effect has been issued by the Presidential Secretariat.

Mahinda Rahapaksa  sent his resignation letter to the President yesterday after violent clashes erupted between pro-government and antigovernment protestors.