SLMC and TNA discuss 13A

Among the constitutional reforms to be proposed by the PSC are changes to the 13th Amendment to the constitution. (Colombo Gazette) The TNA has meanwhile indicated it may not name representatives to the opposition side for the PSC. The SLMC is not part of the government side appointed to the Parliament Select Committee (PSC) which has been tasked to formulate proposals on constitutional reforms. The Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) and the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) have had talks on the 13th Amendment to the constitution, an SLMC spokesman said.The talks were held last night with the participation of delegations led by TNA leader R. Sampanthan and SLMC leader Minister Rauf Hakeem. read more

Jagdeo writes Granger to resign call elections

Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo has written President David Granger calling on him and his caretaker Coalition Cabinet to resign and announce a date for early elections in compliance of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) June 18, 2019 ruling and subsequent July 12, 2019 consequential orders.See below for the letter sent by the Opposition Leader to the President today Saturday, July  20, 2019.Letter to President pg 1Letter to President pg2Letter to President Pg3 Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedAG examining Opposition demands for govt to resign, dissolve ParliamentJuly 27, 2019In “Local News”MPs will not return to National Assembly to extend caretaker Govt time in office – PPPAugust 4, 2019In “latest news”Opposition Leader says willing to meet President anytime, and daily to chart way forwardJune 26, 2019In “latest news” read more