Sri Lankan Parliament will take up a motion to express confidence in ousted prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe next week, officials said on Thursday.
The motion has been listed for which no dates have been fixed, parliamentary officials said.
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Thursday said that the political crisis in island nation will not drag on beyond a week even as a war of words intensified between him and ousted prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.
"The current political crisis will not drag on beyond seven days," he said on Twitter.
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