Saturday, 23 May 2015 - 14:02
Positive agreement on 20th amendment: says SLFP
SLFP representative and Minister of Fisheries Mahinda Amaraweera says that they will present the draft bill of 20th constitutional amendment which includes the changes to the electoral system at the next cabinet meeting.
The Minister stated that final rounds of talks are held regarding the matter.
However, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Ajith P. Perera told our news team that they have not reached a consensus regarding the electoral system.
Nevertheless, he added that they intend to pass this electoral system during this parliamentary session.
Meanwhile, National Freedom Front states that despite presenting proposals for the amendments to the electoral system, their party did not receive an opportunity to discuss regarding the matter.
Meanwhile, General Secretary of Sri Lanka Muslim Congress Hassan Ali stated that his party has already submitted proposals regarding the 20th constitutional amendment.