Minister Dinesh Gunawardene has stated that a Parliamentary Council will decide on the post of the Elections Commissioner.
Speaking in Parliament the Minister said that the human rights of the Elections Commissioner have not been violated. He said that the President would institute action in future to establish the Elections Commission under the 18th Amendment in terms of the observations of a Parliamentary Council.
He said the Elections Commissioner will remain in the post until such time. The elections commission was set up under the 17th Amendment to the Constitution.