President Gotabaya’s exit provides an opportunity for an overhaul of the political system in Sri Lanka. This article by Amirthanayagam Nixon is published by DW News. Here is an excerpt:
These are turbulent times in Sri Lanka, with the country plunged into full-fledged economic and political turmoil.
Despite the dramatic circumstances, the political class has not risen to the challenge. No politician seems to be in a position to come up with concrete solutions and put an end to the crisis.
Ever since news emerged that President Gotabaya Rajapaksa would step down on Wednesday as a result of the popular uprising against his government, there has been a race to decide who the next president will be.
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