Two British scholars to advice on the drafting of the new constitution

Sunday, 25 September 2016 - 15:43

Two British scholars are scheduled to arrive in the island tomorrow, to advice on devising the new constitutional draft bill.

Chairman of the Public Representations Committee on Constitutional Reforms Attorney-at-law Lal Wijenayake told our news team that the two British scholars, namely Sir Geoffrey Joel and Daniel Greenburg are expected to attend a workshop as well.

The workshop, which is to be held at the parliamentary complex from the 26th to 28th of this month, will draw attention to drafting the new constitution in a simplified manner.

Following the presentation of constitutional reforms, the Operations Committee which was appointed by the Constitutional Council, appointed 6 sub committees.

The recommendations of these sub committees have been presented before the Operations Committee.