The parliament is to be converted into a Constitutional Assembly in order to prepare the proposed new Constitution.
President Maithripala Sirisena is scheduled to make a special statement in parliament with regard to this when the inaugural sessions of the house begin on January 9th next year.
Media Minister Gayantha Karunathilaka announced this during a media conference held at the ministry of Media in Colombo this morning.
The conference was held to inform the media about the programs which have been organized to mark the completion of President Maithripala Sirisena’s first year in office on January 8th.
The President is scheduled to deliver a special lecture at the BMICH on January 8th.