Prime Minister presents the 19th Constitutional amendment to parliament

Tuesday, 24 March 2015 - 19:12

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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe presented the 19th Constitutional Amendment to parliament today.

Subsequently different opinions were expressed with regards to the post of Opposition Leader during parliament proceedings.

Following the presentation of the 19th amendment, the Opposition Leader stated that the government should take responsibility if a referendum was required regarding the matter.

However, Prime Minister replied that the amendment was prepared in a manner to prevent such a situation.