The Ministry of External Affairs said India will continue to assist the island nation and support its people in their quest for stability and prosperity through democratic means.
Speaker Abeywardena said President Rajapaksa has telephoned him to confirm that he would be sending his resignation today as pledged.
The 73-year-old Sri Lankan President fled the country along with his wife and two security officers on a military jet on Wednesday.
The Immigration and Emigration Officers Association said its members declined to serve Basil Rajapaksa at the VIP departure lounge of the Colombo airport.
Rajapaksa, a hero of the quarter-century civil war against Tamil rebels, plans to resign on Wednesday, according to the parliament speaker.
Amid the ongoing protests in Sri Lanka over its worst-ever economic crisis, the PM has decided to step down to facilitate an all-party government.
Parliament Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena has claimed the President has told him so.
As a responsible political party, Samagi Jana Balawegaya believes saving the country from the current crisis is of the utmost importance, the SJB said in a statement.
Army continues to march on the streets of Colombo as Sri Lanka goes through its worst economic crisis ever.
In its no-faith motion, the Opposition charged that the PM and his ministers failed in their responsibility to update the Parliament on the financial situation.