Sri Lankan MPs vote Ranil Wickremesinghe as president despite unpopularity among public

Sri Lankan MPs have elected prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe as the country’s new president, despite his unpopularity with the public. Mr Wickremesinghe faces the task of leading the country out of its economic collapse and restoring public order after months of mass protests. He roundly defeated his main rival for the job, Dullus Alahapperuma, with […]