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'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

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