Pearis was also foreign minister in the former cabinet headed by Mahinda Rajapaksa.
Official sources said Bikram Singh’s cabinet is expected to be limited to less than 20 years, the report said.
Sri Lanka’s ruling Sri Lankan Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) party has decided to give significant support to Vikramasinghe, who has only one seat in parliament, to help him prove his majority in the House.
Most of Sri Lanka’s opposition parties have announced that they will not join the Bikram Singh-led interim government.
The 73-year-old United National Party (UNP) leader was named Sri Lanka’s 26th prime minister on Thursday after the country had been without a government since Monday when President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s elder brother and Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa resigned following violence following the attack. On anti-government protesters by his supporters.
He wrote a letter to Sajith Premadasa, leader of the main opposition Jana Balaweiga (SJB), urging his party to immediately address the burning issues facing the people and support their joint efforts to stabilize the country economically, politically and socially. Receiving foreign aid.
Sri Lanka is facing the worst economic crisis in its post-independence history.
Sri Lanka’s economic crisis has sparked widespread protests calling for political reform and the resignation of President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa.
Authorities have made numerous arrests and imposed repeated curfews. The political crisis began in late March when people were injured by long hours of power outages and the necessary shortages took to the streets to demand the resignation of the government.
President Rajapaksa fired his cabinet and appointed a young cabinet in response to his resignation. Protests have been going on in front of his secretariat for more than a month.
On Monday, his brother Mahinda Rajapaksa resigned as prime minister to pave the way for the president to appoint an interim all-party government. On Thursday, Bikram Singh was appointed as the new Prime Minister of the country.