Sri Lanka has no PM or cabinet after no-confidence vote – parliament’s Speaker

Karu Jayasuriya, Speaker of the Parliament of Sri Lanka, looks on during a party leaders and members meeting at the parliament in Colombo, Sri Lanka November 2, 2018.REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

COLOMBO (Reuters) – The Speaker of Sri Lanka’s parliament, Karu Jayasuriya, on Thursday said that in his view the country did not have a prime minister or cabinet after Wednesday’s no-confidence vote. The parliament passed the no-confidence motion against recently appointed prime minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and his government, with the backing of 122 lawmakers from […]

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