Op-ed: The perils of semi-presidentialism in Sri Lanka: The collapse of cohabitation and the design of executive power

By Dr Asanga Welikala, 1 May 2018
Sri Lanka Flag (photo credit: Paixabay)
Sri Lanka Flag (photo credit: Paixabay)
The government of national unity, formed in 2015 promising major reforms in a new constitution, has now all but ended. Only a fragment of the promised reforms was enacted, and there is now no hope for any further. With only stagnation between crises in prospect, the weaknesses of the compromise reforms made to the semi-presidential system in 2015 are increasingly exposed.
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