Democratic People’s Front leader Mano Ganeshan said that the minor parties will have further discussions on the remaining 40 percent of the proposals and look to reach a consensus.
President Maithripala Sirisena met political party leaders and representatives yesterday for crucial talks to break the deadlock over the proposed electoral reforms.
The President’s office said that the cabinet paper on the proposed electoral reforms was discussed at yesterday’s meeting which was also attended by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.
President Maithripala Sirisena had told the party leaders that any changes to the proposals already on the table, can be produced before 12 noon tomorrow 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 a final agreement. (Colombo Gazette)