Sri Lanka faces political uncertainty amid economic turmoil

With both Sri Lanka’s president and prime minister promising to resign, the question of who will form the next government is paramount even as the economic crisis continues unabated

July 12, 2022 by Peoples Dispatch

Sri Lankan president Gotabaya Rajapaksa is set to resign of July 13. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and his ministers have also said they will resign. However, a lot of uncertainty lies ahead as to who will assume power and deal with the economic crisis. The coming days will be crucial for the country. We look at recent developments and also speak to Member of Parliament Harini Amarasuriya on what lies ahead.