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November 29, 2022
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Wickremesinghe becomes interim Sri Lankan president

Colombo(Sri Lanka)- Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was sworn in as Sri Lanka’s interim president Friday until Parliament elects a successor to Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who resigned after mass protests over the country’s economic collapse forced him from office. The speaker of Sri Lanka’s Parliament said Rajapaksa resigned as president effective Thursday, and lawmakers will