Constitution-making: Experts' Committee asked to submit paper

26 May 2018 10:20 am - 4     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


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)

  Comments - 4

  • Siyabala Saturday, 26 May 2018 11:35 AM

    Country is faced with a plethora of ungovernable issues, this is the only thing they want to do. Please don't destroy the country. Majority doesn't need one , listen to our Buddhist clergy.

    S kumara Saturday, 26 May 2018 11:44 AM

    This is what is urgent and not a necessity in the context of existing situation Sri Lanka has enough and more urgent issues to handle. If looking back for the last 3 years, wherever constitution amendment brought in have been total failures. Let's not try a bigger blunder

    Ganesh Saturday, 26 May 2018 12:09 PM

    Nobody can say this is not necessary irresponsibly . This is the disastrous situation in which the country has been since indepedance aleanating the minorities .Just because the majority has been comfortable which does not mean every thing is alright but it is insidious .Be aware .

    neil alvis Sunday, 27 May 2018 04:44 PM

    pastime of our local corrupt politicians are constitutions, elections and vote. NOTHING else matters.

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