Despite the new Prime Minister, Sri Lankan protesters continue their anti-government campaign.

Opposition party joins anti-government demonstrators in Sri Lanka . Opposition leader Mahinda Rajapaksa is hiding in a military base .

On Friday, Sri Lanka's biggest opposition party joined anti-government demonstrators, rejecting the appointment of a new prime minister and urging him to resign to tackle the country's terrible economic crisis, but opposition remarks indicated that the decision was unlikely to bring an end to the country's tumultuous political and economic turmoil.Mahinda Rajapaksa, the president's elder brother, resigned as prime minister on Monday and is hiding in a military base, according to Eran Wickramaratne, a parliamentarian and senior member of the main opposition party, the Samagi Jana Balawegaya.This region needs the Rajapaksas to return home.We are committed to this goal, according to protesters who have gathered outside the prime ministers' office for more than a month.

About 100 percent of parliaments have 225 seats, while the opposition has 58.Wickremesinghe's office said in a tweet on Friday that the government had met with foreign envoys from India, Japan, the US, and China for continued cooperation in addressing the island's economic crisis, which has plagued the nation for months, as it is home to major infrastructure projects funded by both countries.The prime minister also met with officials from the European Union on Friday, claiming that the government had been unable to pay the bill.However, in order to cover the shortage, we have increased hydro- and wind energy to about 60%, according to Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka Chairman Janaka Ratnayake.