Crucial talks held on electoral reforms


President Maithripala Sirisena met political party leaders and representatives today for crucial talks to break the deadlock over proposed electoral reforms.

The President’s office said that the cabinet paper on the proposed electoral reforms was discussed at today’s meeting which was also attended by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.

President Maithripala Sirisena has told the party leaders that any changes to the proposals already on the table, can be produced before 12 noon on Wednesday May 13 to the Presidential Secretariat.

He said that once the proposals are handed over, another round of talks will be held in an attempt to reach an agreement on the electoral reforms. (Colombo Gazette)


  1. Dear President Electoral Reforms Are Important, But Hold The Next Elections On The Present System. Thank You

  2. Promises given to (racial) minority parties including Tamil diaspora in EU trumps all these descussions.
    This is another media show. This gov will eventually have ONLY MEDIA SHOWS to have claimed done.

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