Proposed constitution: committee to visit Jaffna tomorrow

Proposed constitution: committee to visit Jaffna tomorrow

February 14, 2016   02:12 pm


The committee appointed by the Prime Minister in a bid to seek public opinion on the proposed new constitution will visit Jaffna from 15 to 16 February.

Attorney Lal Wijenayake told Ada Derana that the committee will get public opinion from all the districts of the country to declare views before drafting the new constitution.

The committee will also visit Kurunegala district tomorrow and day after tomorrow, he added.

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe earlier said that the new constitution will be drafted only after obtaining public opinions and recommendations. The PM also announced that officials would use social media to seek public opinion on the new constitution.

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