Op-ed: An election and constitutional amendment strategy for Sri Lanka

By Professor S W R de A Samarasinghe, 14 September 2018
photo credit: Kolitha de Silva/flickr
photo credit: Kolitha de Silva/flickr
Many Sri Lankans are frustrated with President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe for having failed to deliver good governance (Yaha Paalanaya – YP) and competent economic management. But lack of success with YP2015 is not a reason to abandon the concept of Yaha Paalanaya. We need a YP2020 to make a peaceful and prosperous Sri Lanka. YP2020 needs a better strategy than the one in 2015. Such a strategy can consist of the following five components. Analysis of YP2015 for lessons learned to design a better YP2020 Identify the key components of 2020 election strategy and program Implementation of the 2020 strategy Role of civil society in 2020. * Transitional provisions
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