Here is the conversation that President Maithripala Sirisena held with the new Prime Minister
After swearing in the new Prime Minister, the President made a special statement to the media by the Hon. Maithripala Sirisena. He said that Ranil Wickremesinghe was given the prime minister position as a leader who respects parliamentary tradition and democracy.
Speaking further, President Maithripala Sirisena said his decision was not to give Prime Minister Wickremesinghe, although all the members of the parliament agreed