Several political parties and organisations are supportive of the 18th Constitutional Amendment.
The Janasetha Peramuna expressed its support to the change. Mahinda Rajapaksa is a bold Administrator who can liberate the country from alien enemy forces ensuring the security of the country’s future. The Ven. Battaramulle Seelaratana thera, the leader of the Peramuna said their support is with the Constitutional change.
The Sri Lanka Freedom Professional Organisation have appreciated the new amendment. The President is a leader needed by the people. As such, the organization said they are joining with patriotic forces to amend the Constitution which will approve the administration of the country for a long period by such a leader.
The joint Trade Union Alliance in a statement has pledged support to the new amendments. It pointed out that these amendments are required to steer the country towards development.