President says he is ready to abolish executive powers
The President told media heads today that there is no change in the promise he gave ahead of the 2015 Presidential elections.
He also said that the economy is on a firm track with more than USD 5 billion reserves.
The President also said that the resettlement in the North will be completed soon.
He says 60 percent of the resettlement has been completed and the rest will be completed soon.
Replying to a question on the proposed new constitution, the President said the first rough draft would be presented by the Constitutional Committee within 2 or 3 weeks and thereafter it would be studied before the final draft could be prepared. (Colombo Gazette)