Wickremesinghe, who took over as the Acting President after his predecessor Gotabaya Rajapksa fled the country and resigned last week, is the first Sri Lankan president to be elected by Parliament following a vote.
India has maintained that it stands by the people of Sri Lanka.
However, a significantly lower percentage of the people have taken the third dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, he added.
Nominations for the presidential candidates will be held on Tuesday and the new President of Sri Lanka will be elected on July 20.
President Rajapaksa is accompanied by his wife and two security officials who flew with him from Colombo on a Saudi Airlines plane.
The protesters had been provided some 15 minutes to convey their side of the story to the viewers, after which the channel suspended transmission.
He said the vote for the new president will take place on July 20 and urged citizens to remain calm.
This is because once Rajapaksa departs, under Sri Lanka's constitution, Wickremesinghe would automatically become acting President for 30 days, BBC reported.
"They are right now working through their problems, so we have to wait and see what they do."
At least 20 people have been hospitalised following violent clashes between the police and the protesters.
Wickremesinghe conveyed this information via the Secretary of the Foreign Ministry, while the Justice Minister has directed to expedite the case.
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said that the biggest issue currently facing the agriculture sector is the fertiliser and fuel shortage.
There has been an intense call for President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to also resign however, he has refused to do so.
Acting Indian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, Vinod K. Jacob handed over the consignment and other medical supplies donated by the Indian government to Health Minister Keheliya Rambukwella in Colombo.
India received 3 per cent excess rain since March 1 with the south peninsula experiencing large excess rain while northwestern parts of the country remained dry and in the grip of severe heatwaves.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin had flagged off the ship laden with relief supplies, the first to be dispatched to Sri Lanka, from Chennai on Wednesday.
Embattled Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa had declared a state of emergency with effect from May 6 midnight, the second time in just over a month amidst growing countrywide anti-government protests over the economic crisis.
Sri Lanka is seeking to restructure debts of more than $50bn it owes to foreign creditors to make it more manageable to repay.
Opposition leader and lawmaker Ranil Wickremesinghe was sworn in as the new prime minister of crisis-hit Sri Lanka. The movie is expected to end the current political crisis in the country, a local media reported.
Violence erupted in Sri Lanka on Monday after supporters of former prime minister Mahinda Rajapaksa attacked peaceful anti-government protesters demanding his ouster over the country's worst economic crisis that led to acute shortages of staple food, fuel and power.