UNP, UPFA in talks
Jul 21, 2010 8:00:00 PM - aussieindolanka.com
A UNP delegation met External Affairs Minister G.L. Peiris this afternoon to iron out issues regarding the implementation of the 17th Amendment to the Constitution, UNP MP Joseph Michael Perera told Daily Mirror online.
Perera said that the meeting follows an invitation by the government to discuss proposals put forward by the UNP on the 17th Amendment to the Constitution.
Perera added that the government had reservations about some of the proposals submitted by the UNP and had sought a meeting to iron out those concerns.
The recommendations of a parliament select committee headed by Minister DEW Gunasekara is considering proposals for constitutional changes to the 17th Amendment.