GR asks MR to resign

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, in a special meeting with the Prime Minister and cabinet of ministers today evening, requested Mahinda Rajapaksa to step down from the premiership as a solution to solve the ongoing political crisis in the country.

The Daily Mirror learns that Prime Minister Rajapaksa had listened to the President and said if a new government could solve the economic crisis and bring in an immediate solution, then he would give his blessings to the new government.

However, there is yet to be an official response on whether Mahinda Rajapaksa will tender his resignation. 

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