Prez Wickremesinghe of Sri Lanka claims that parties' suggestions for an all-party government will be shared with interested parties.

Sri Lankas newly elected President Wickremesinghe appointed political parties to form an all-party coalition . Opposition parties denied Rajapaksas offer to form an all-party party government .

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka COLOMBO (COLOMBO) — President Ranil Wickremesinghe said on Saturday that the plans submitted by political parties during the crucial talks held here to form an all-party government would be ready to be shared by all parties by Monday.As Parliament resumed after a seven-day suspension, Sri Lanka's newly elected President Wickremesinghe appointed the political parties to form an all-party coalition to address the current economic crisis.Harsha de Silva, the main opposition Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) legislator, told reporters on Friday that the 90-minute meeting ended on a positive note and that all parties met again on Tuesday to clearly define the all-party governance scheme.Wickremesinghe said that new talks would take place next week, including with the opposition parties to an all-party government.

They also stated that they would not share government positions with the ruling SLPP breakaway lawmakers.If an all-party system is not feasible to the parties, Wickremesinghe encouraged them to join in a multiparty system.The economy is in a terrible state.I encourage everyone to participate in the effort by becoming ministers, he said.

In early April, a proposal for an all-party government was presented, despite widespread public opposition to the previous government, which was dominated by former President Gotabaya Rajapaksas' handling of the economic crisis.Opposition parties denied Rajapaksa's offer to form an all-party party government.According to the president's office, Wickremesinghe has received a congratulatory note from UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, who said that his leadership was vital to ensuring stability in the crisis-stricken region.On July 20, Wickremesinghe, the leader of the United National Party (UNP), was elected president by lawmakers, marking the first such appointment since 1978.

The majority of his support in the 225-member Parliament came from the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) party.Protesters in March erupted against the Rajapaksa family, demanding that the entire family be dissolved, prompting the resignation of then-Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa on May 9 and his brother Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who fled the country on July 13 and resigned as president the next day from Singapore.The demonstrators were forcibly removed from the presidential secretariat and the gate on Jul 22, causing international outrage.Sri Lanka has been dealing with one of the worst economic crises since independence in 1948.

The United Nations has warned that 5.7 million people need urgent humanitarian assistance, with Sri Lankans experiencing a significant shortage of essentials such as food, fuel, and medicines.The new Sri Lankan government is expected to lead the country out of economic recession and restore order.Sri Lanka has seen months of unrest in the aftermath of the country's worst economic crisis, with the government declaring bankruptcy in mid-April after refusing to honor its international debt.