UNP to oppose constitutional amendment

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 01 September 2010, 11:25 GMT]
The main opposition United National Party (UNP) Wednesday decided to vote against the proposed constitutional reforms in parliament. After the party’s working committee held Wednesday morning its leader Ranil Wickremasinghe told a media briefing that his party has decided to oppose the removal of two year term executive presidency system and the modification of the Constitutional Council system into a five-member parliamentary advisory council.

Parliamentarians of the UNP would vote against the bill in parliament, he added.

 

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