Deputy Speaker Chandima Weerakkody says that when putting forward young candidates to the political arena, youths with political knowledge should be put forward.
The Deputy Speaker said so while participating at a conference held in Colombo yesterday with regard to the importance of formulating a national youth policy.
Several public organization representatives including Opposition MPs participated in the conference.
Deputy Speaker Chandima Weerakkody expressing his views on the occasion stated as follows;
Expressing his views further Deputy Speaker pointed out that universal franchise was most invaluable.