SLFP minister are to inform the president of their support for a no-confidence motion against the current prime minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe.
“We are signing a separate letter to be handed over to the President. We will inform him that we will support the motion unless the Prime Minister is removed before that,” the SLFP minister Dayasiri Jayasekara told Daily Mirror.
The Joint Opposition this month began collecting signatures in support of the motion.
The motion criticises Mr Wickremesinghe over his management of the treasury bond scam and the recent violence in Kandy.