NewsPrime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said that he will continue to remain as Prime Minister according to the Constitution. Speaking to journalists at Temple Trees a short while ago, he further said that the current government would continue. Mr Wickremesinghe added the government accepted results of the Local Government Election as a warning conveyed by voters and would initiate reforms accordingly. He added that the United National Party (UNP) will be restructured to builda strong new leadership group who would handle the party's affairs. The UPFA has proposed the name of Nimal Siripala De Silva as the new PM.
Source: Sunday Times February 16, 2018 11:15 UTC