Queen Elizabeth II has extended her well wishes to Ranil Wickremesinghe on his election as the President.
The British High Commission to Sri Lanka presented the compliments to the Ministry of Foreign Relations and conveyed the congratulatory message from The Queen.
The statement by the Queen read “I would like to extend my congratulations to you on becoming President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. I look forward to continuing the warm friendship between our two countries during your Presidency. I send my good wishes for your future role and the success and happiness of your country and people.”