A special discussion will be held today on the 21st Amendment to the Constitution presented to the Cabinet. The event was presided over by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.
All parties represented in Parliament are invited to attend. Wijedasa Rajapaksa, Minister of Constitutional Reforms says that he hopes to get the views and suggestions of party leaders regarding the draft amendment during this discussion.
The Minister said that the proposals would be presented to the Cabinet next week and further discussions would be held and if positive proposals are made, they would be included in the draft.
The 21st Amendment includes proposals to limit the powers of the executive president, deprive dual citizens of parliamentary elections, and strengthen independent commissions.