Sri Lankan President: new parliament must pass the 20th Amendment within the first 100 days

By Colombo Page, 2 July 2015
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena [photo credit:]
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena [photo credit:]
<p>Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has set the first task for the new parliament that will be convened on 1st of September.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">He has made a challenge to all political parties in the new parliament saying that it is the responsibility of new parliament to get the 20th Amendment to the Constitution passed within the first hundred days.</span></p><p>Speaking at the launch of the official website of Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) student wing at the party headquarters Tuesday (June 30), President Sirisena said that certain parties with communal interests made it difficult for the parliament to pass this amendment which will change the electoral system.</p>
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