Sri Lankan prime minister to focus on abolishing executive presidency
17 December 2018
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says abolishing the executive Presidency and bringing about a political solution will be part of the main issues the new Government will focus on.
In a special statement after being appointed as Prime Minister, Wickremesinghe said that discussions are ongoing with a number of political parties in respect to abolishing the executive Presidency.
“And also, we will have discussions with the Tamil National Alliance and Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna to bring about a political solution in which all citizens can live in harmony in a unitary state,” he said.
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