The occupation ends in Sri Lanka

“We are withdrawing peacefully from the Presidential Palace, the President’s Office and the Prime Minister’s Office with immediate effect, but will continue our struggle,” mentioned a spokesman for the activists.

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa had promised to resign on Wednesday, however to date no official announcement has been made.

Activists’ occupation of the president’s official residence pressured him to flee to the Maldives on Wednesday, when Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe’s workplace was additionally stormed.

The prime minister, who has been appointed performing president within the president’s absence, has referred to as for the evacuation of presidency buildings and instructed safety forces to do “what is necessary to restore order”.

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