Labour and Foreign Employment Deputy Minister Manusha Nanayakkara has resigned from his portfolio.
Nanayakkara is expected to support UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe.
Nanayakkara was first elected to Parliament on the UNP ticket but later chose to support former President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
In a strongly worded letter of resignation, Deputy Minister Manusha Nanayakkara informed President Maithripala Sirisena that it was Speaker Karu Jayasuriya’s recognition of UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe as the lawful Prime Minister of the country that prompted him to leave the Sirisena-Rajapaksa government.
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