Newly-elected President of Sri Lanka sworn in...

July 21, 2022  

 

Ranil Wickremesinghe was sworn in as the 8th Executive President of Sri Lanka, before Chief Justice Jayantha Jayasuriya today (July 21). The swearing-in took place at the parliament complex. The 225-member parliament voted Wickremesinghe in for the presidency in a secret ballot held yesterday. He secured a total of 134 votes cast by 223 members.

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