After the President resigns, Sri Lankan parties agree to establish an all-party government; New Delhi declares that India supports the people of Sri Lanka.

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Following President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s resignation on Wednesday, the main opposition parties in Sri Lanka have agreed to form an all-party temporary administration. After Rajapaksa’s resignation, opposition parties met to discuss how to lead the nation through the current, unprecedented economic crisis. This would be a government with representation from all parties, according to Wimal Weerawansa of the ruling Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna party’s breakaway group

After the President resigns, Sri Lankan parties agree to establish an all-party government; New Delhi declares that India supports the people of Sri Lanka.

After the President resigns, Sri Lankan parties agree to establish an all-party government; New Delhi declares that India supports the people of Sri Lanka.

On Saturday, President Rajapaksa informed Speaker of the House Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena that he will leave office on Wednesday as the country’s opposition parties had asked. Ranil Wickremesinghe, the prime minister, has also made a resignation offer.

Since Saturday’s large-scale rallies, protestors have taken over the main government buildings and declared they won’t leave until Rajapaksa steps down.

On Saturday, demonstrators burst into Rajapaksa’s official mansion in Colombo, giving the cash-strapped island nation a turbulent day. Despite his promise to step down, protesters burned down Prime Minister Wickremesinghe’s private home in the capital’s posh district.

After the President resigns, Sri Lankan parties agree to establish an all-party government; New Delhi declares that India supports the people of Sri Lanka.

In the meantime, India has provided unprecedented assistance totaling more than 3.8 billion US dollars this year alone to help Sri Lanka’s dire economic situation. India will continue to closely monitor the most recent events in Sri Lanka, said External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi in response to media inquiries about the country’s situation. He declared that India supports the people of Sri Lanka in their efforts to pursue prosperity and progress through democratic principles and ideals.

After the President resigns, Sri Lankan parties agree to establish an all-party government; New Delhi declares that India supports the people of Sri Lanka.

According to Mr. Bagchi, India is Sri Lanka’s nearest neighbour and the two nations have strong cultural ties. India, he added, is aware of the numerous difficulties Sri Lanka and its people have faced, and we have supported the Sri Lankan people as

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