July 20 (newsin.asia) – The Acting President and Prime Minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe has been elected as the 8th Executive President of Sri Lanka.
He was elected after securing 134 Votes in the secret ballot that was held in Parliament today
Acting President Ranil Wickremesinghe, Dullas Alahapperuma and NPP leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake were in the race for presidency today (July 20).
Last week (14) the former President had sent his resignation letter to the Speaker. Accordingly, the Parliament was summoned on 16th and the Secretary General of the Parliament announced to the House that the office of the President has become vacant.