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UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe will take oaths as the Prime Minister at 6.30 pm today ? his party confirmed.

Wickremesinghe who held closed door discussions with President Gotabaya Rajapaksa last evening, will take oaths as the new Prime Minister following the resignation of Mahinda Rajapaksa on Monday.

After taking oaths, Wickremesinghe will visit a temple in Colombo and thereafter assume his duties