Pro-LTTE Ranil removed and MR appointed as PM
Two special Gazettes have been published appointing Mahinda Rajapaksa as Prime Minister and removing pro-LTTE Ranil Wickremesinghe who paid compensation to the LTTE Tamil terrorists and co-sponsored War Crime resolution against Sri Lankan war heroes, from the Premiership.
Both Extraordinary Gazettes have been published by the Secretary to the President Udaya R. Seneviratne on Friday the 26th Nov. 2018.
The government notification states that the President in the exercise of powers conferred upon him under the Constitution of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, has removed Ranil Wickremasinghe, who was appointed by the President under Article 42(4) of the Constitution of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka from the office of the Prime Minister of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, with immediate effect.
Meanwhile the Gazette on appointments states that the President under Article 42(4) of the Constitution of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, appointed Mahinda Rajapaksa, Member of Parliament, to the Office of Prime Minister of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, with effect from October 26, 2018.
Rajapaksa was appointed as the Prime Minister and was sworn in before President Maithripala Sirisena on Friday (26) at the Presidential Secretariat.
Ranil Wickremesinghe, who was away touring the south of the country, was removed from the Premiership by President Sirisena following months of infighting and was informed of the decision via letter.
During the Premiership of Ranil, country was plunged in to various deep troubles. Co-sponsoring UN war crime allegations against Sri Lankan soldiers, hunting of Sri Lankan soldiers, discriminating majority ethnic group of Sinhalese, in particularly for Sinhala Buddhists, appointing and forming various commissions against war heroes, paying compensations to LTTE Tamil terrorists and serious cripple in the economy faced by the Sri Lankan general public were some downfall of pro-LTTE Federalist Ranil.
Further, Ranil promote at his top gear to establish a Federal state to facilitate to create a separate country called Tamil eelam in Sri Lanka. 114 Viewers