SLFP formally informs PM to step down from his post

The Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) has formally informed Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinge to step down from his post.

SLFP member and Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva conveyed the stand of the SLFP to Wickremesinge today.

Meanwhile the Prime Minister had make or break talks with President Maithripala Sirisena today on the current political situation.

Wickremesinge faces a no-confidence motion in Parliament tomorrow.

The SLFP has said it will vote in support of the no-confidence motion. (Colombo Gazette)