‘New Constitution’ to the Constitutional Council!

The initial draft of the new Constitution was completed yesterday (06) and it is scheduled to be presented to the Constitutional Council, comprising all Members of Parliament, during the third
week of this month, said a member of the Constitutional Operations Board.

Constitutional Steering Committee chaired by the Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe met last afternoon in parliament.

It was there that it was agreed to present the draft of the new Constitution to parliament.

With regard to the aspects of the Constitution draft that certain parties were not agreeable on, political parties have been accorded an opportunity to leave foot notes.

According to information received, the initial draft of the Constitution was sent for translation yesterday.