Ranil Wickremesinghe was taken oath as the Prime minister of Sri Lanka on Sunday.
His appointment comes hours after former strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa, who was appointed Prime Minister by President Maithripala Sirisena, resigned Saturday.
Wickremesinnghe regained his power after a 51 day longed political battle in Sri Lanka.
Earlier in October, President Maitripala Sirisena expelled Wickremesinghe fromPm post,which lead to a political crisis in Sri Lanka.
Despite insisting he would never reappoint Wikremesinghe, Sirisena agreed returning power to the former on Friday ,which gave back the chair to Wickremesinghe