Minister Dinesh Gunawardena has said that it is the duty of all citizens to support the 18th amendment for the development of the country. The Minister made this reference at a media briefing at the Mahaweli Centre.
The Minister said the government enjoys a two thirds majority as several opposition Parliamentarians have expressed support. Many Commissions will become functional through these amendments. As a party of the Freedom Alliance Government the MEP will support the Amendment. He said that civic rights of the people will be consolidated through these amendments.