Sri Lankan President Rajapaksa Submits Resignation

Embattled Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa formally submitted his resignation to the speaker of Sri Lanka’s parliament after fleeing the country to Singapore. on Thursday 14 July 2022.

The announcement of Rajapaksa’s resignation was met with celebrations In the capital Colombo.

The resignation, submitted by email, is not official until the document has been legally verified, a spokesperson stated

Rajapaksa, travelled with his wife and two bodyguards on a Saudi Airlines fligh, landed in Singapore on Thursday fleeing growing protests and unrest over his country’s economic meltdown.

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