Alerts

PM explains events led to special cabinet meeting on abolishing executive Presidency

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe addressing party activists at Temple Trees today (22) made a special statement to explain the process that led to the President Maithripala Sirisena's call for a special cabinet meeting on 19th September to discuss a proposal to abolish Executive Presidency.

Cabinet ministers representing the minor parties in the government as well as ministers of ruling United National Party strongly opposed the proposal to abolish Executive Presidency when a Presidential election has already been called.

The President alleged that the cabinet meeting was held on the request of the Prime Minister while the Premier said it was the President who called the meeting.

"A group of civil society representatives met with me last week to talk about what our government has done and failed to do. I informed them that our party had passed a resolution abolishing the executive presidency in 2014 and that we would continue to advocate for the abolition of the executive presidency................................

 

Please or to Read More Entire Article

Related Tags

Related Article

Article by Same Author

In case you come across any suspicious activity, any suspicious movement or have any information to tell to the Anti-Terror Squad, please take a note of the new ALL INDIA TOLL-FREE Terror Help-line '1090'. Your city's Police or Anti-Terror squad will take action as quickly as possible. Remember that this single number 1090 is valid all over india. This is a toll free number and can be dialled from mobile phones also. Moreover, the identity of the caller will be kept a secret.

Please try to make aware each and every citizen of india about this facility.

Helpline 1090