Election of 8th Executive President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka

The Parliament of Sri Lanka, on 20th July 2022, elected Mr. Ranil Wickremesinghe as the 8th Executive President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka under the provisions of the Presidential Elections (Special Provisions) Act, No. 2 of 1981, following the resignation of former President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on 14 July 2022.