4th October 2017

Political Solution may NOT come

4th October 2017 // 0 Comments

The Leader of the TNA and the Leader of the Opposition, Era Sampanthan said that the solution may come, may not come, but we must act with composure. ThePresident and the Prime Minister should guide their party members in an orderly manner. Important moment are to come now. He spoke to Tamil News Paper Editors at his official residence . We expressed our dissatisfaction on conducting all PC elections on the same day and the Government accepted our amendment. In the ruling on the 20th, the Supreme Court has not given clarification why referendum should be held. However now Supreme Court is acting independently. It was not so in the past. Several difference of opinions and criticism may exist within a Democratic party. But we […]

No such Federalism characteristics are incorporated into the interim report proposals

4th October 2017 // 0 Comments

Constitutional Assembly Steering Committee member MP Dr. Jayampathi Wickremeratne yesterday, assured that there are no Federalism features in the interim report of the Steering Committee on Constitutional Reforms which was submitted recently to the Constitutional Assembly.    He was briefing the media on the interim report at the Department of Government Information, to raise public awareness of the proposals included in the report and what follows the submission. He said President Maithripala Sirisena extensively questioned on the same matter and said that he can rest assure no such federalism characteristics are incorporated into the interim report proposals. “The Constitutional Assembly(CA) will commence and continue discussions on the interim report submitted by the steering committee on October 30, 31 and November 1, 2017,” Dr. Wickremeratne also said. From […]