Colombo Telegraph

Abolish Executive Presidency Before The End Of Rajapaksa’s Current Term: LSSP

The Central Committee of the Lanka Sama Samaja Party at a meeting held on January 25, 2014 has unanimously resolved to press for the abolition of the executive presidency before the end of the current term of the President and the installation of a parliamentary form of government with a Prime Minister and Cabinet responsible to Parliament. Accordingly, the Party will demand that another Presidential election should not be held. The LSSP also decided to demand the re-introduction of the 17th Amendment to the Constitution. Minister Tissa Vitarana and Deputy Minister Y.G. Padmasiri also spoke in support of the resolution.

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