Gotabaya Rajapaksa has directed his letter of resignation as the country’s President to the Speaker of House.
The Speaker’s Media Division said Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s letter of resignation was received through the Sri Lanka High Commission in Singapore.
Issuing a statement, the Media Division said the authenticity of the letter will be confirmed and an official statement will be issued today (15).
When contacted by NewsRadio, the Speaker’s Media Division stated that the letter will not be disclosed yet, as certain legal procedures must be followed.
President Rajapaksa reportedly directed his resignation to the Speaker via email.
The letter was directed to the Speaker after President Rajapaksa reached Singapore last evening.