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Govt. Looking At Amending 13th Amendment

Sep 14, 2010 2:00:49 AM - thesundayleader.lk

The government has said preparations are underway to introduce amendments to the 13th Amendment to the Constitution.

SLFP General Secretary and Minister Maithripala Sirisena has told the media that moves are underway to introduce changes to the parliamentary electoral system by introducing a system that combines both the first past the post system and proportional representation.

The Cabinet of ministers has already granted to approval to introduce electoral reforms to the local government elections system and a draft amendment is to be ready within a month.