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Constitution-making: Experts' Committee asked to submit paper

The parliamentary steering committee is said to have instructed its experts’ committee to submit a paper for consideration, when drafting the new Constitution within two weeks.

The steering committee is headed by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, with another committee of experts to advice the
committee on matters related to constitution making.

According to sources, the steering committee has requested the experts’ committee to submit a final document for drafting of the new Constitution. In the process, all previous drafts would be taken up for consideration.

The steering committee together with six sub-committees was appointed in 2016 to draft a new Constitution.

They have submitted their reports. (Kelum Bandara)