Ranil moots P’ment to meet as a Constitutional Council in New Year

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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has informed the Cabinet of Ministers that he is making a proposal in the Parliament on 9 January 2016  to meet the parliament as a Constitutional Council to decide on Constitutional Reforms.

A Ministerial Subcommittee was appointed at the cabinet meeting held  18 November  to discuss constitutional reforms. 

In a meeting of that subcommittee it has been decided to appoint a committee to obtain public representations in both print and electronic media.

In addition, a committee comprised of 24 intellectuals will be appointed to obtain verbal representations and it will obtain representations in various regions in the island as three member boards. Above information furnished by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, was considered by the Cabinet of Ministers.