Ranil welcomes proposal to lift emergency
August 25, 2011 01:44 pm
Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremasinghe speaking in parliament a short while ago welcomed President Rajapaksa’s proposal to lift emergency regulations. He added that this was a good start to laying the foundation for a proper democracy in Sri Lanka.
He however added that lifting the emergency alone would not fully establish a democracy. Wickremasinghe stated that further laws have to be amended in future adding that the opposition would work with the government in future to solve issues within the country.