Sri Lanka's reinstated Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, centre, surrounded by loyal lawmakers and supporters. Photo: AP
Sri Lanka's reinstated Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, centre, surrounded by loyal lawmakers and supporters. Photo: AP
Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan president reinstates sacked PM, ending 51-day power struggle

  • Ranil Wickremesinghe’s comeback is an embarrassment for President Maithripala Sirisena, who replaced him with former president Mahinda Rajapaksa

Sri Lanka's reinstated Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, centre, surrounded by loyal lawmakers and supporters. Photo: AP
Sri Lanka's reinstated Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, centre, surrounded by loyal lawmakers and supporters. Photo: AP
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