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Political parties involved in the Constitution Assembly Steering Committee (CASC) are expected to reach an agreement with regard to devolution of power and the nature of the State within the coming days, informed sources said yesterday.

A member of the steering committee, who did not wished to be named, told Daily Mirror that the members decided to discuss the two subjects in question in great detail as well and try to strike an agreement on the issue as soon as possible.

It was also reported that the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) had expressed its readiness to accept a devolution mechanism within the unitary status of the country.

The steering committee is expected to meet today (25) for another round of discussions. (Yohan Perera)


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  • Nihal Amarasekera Thursday, 25 May 2017 02:13 PM

    Steering committee in rough seas with

    Lokka Thursday, 25 May 2017 07:13 PM

    Devolution of power is ok, but no police or land powers.

    Rubert Friday, 26 May 2017 05:56 PM

    That is diluting the existing constitution, this one will give almost everything away.


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