May 21, 2018

20th amendment to House this week

The 20th amendment to the constitution that includes provisions for the abolition of the executive presidency will be presented to parliament this week, says JVP leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake.

He says the speaker will be asked to table the proposal in the House and fix a date at the earliest to debate it.

Former minister Ravi Karunanayake says he fully supports the abolition of the executive presidency.