Prime Minister urges opposition to back Constitutional amendments

RanilPrime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today urged the opposition to support the proposed Constitutional amendments in Parliament.

Speaking in Parliament, the Prime Minister said that the Right to Information Bill which will be presented to Parliament tomorrow will be important to ensure good governance.

He said the opposition must back the Right to Information Bill and other amendments to the Constitution.

The long-awaited Right to Information Bill (RTI) will be moved in Parliament tomorrow for the second reading.

Parliamentary Reforms and Mass Media Gayantha Karunathilaka said the RTI Bill is expected to make changes in a moderate way to uphold good governance and the state functions.

Addressing the media at the Department of Government Information today, the Minister affirmed the proposed bill will allow the public to get information on public officials and will be an important feature for the Government to be responsible at a higher level. (Colombo Gazette)

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  1. The opposition has to study proposed by Primer new constitutional reforms is not urgent and not essential time being .
    The Island Country is under the pressure from UNP leadership of decaling democracy norms by an appointment of Field marshal is military-man into Parliament by UNP leader .
    That is unending great threaten to norms of democracy governance and undermined existence of democratic institutions by Ex-Army commander being to Parliament.
    We are compelled to suspension of proposed by Premier new changes of constitution will be fully undermined good governance and rule of law and fair justice of our land!

    We want broad consciences and deliberation with democratic citizens for such proposed by Primer, is not that only an opposition parties.
    Primer has to know that democracy not only an opposition, but we want majority people are decisive forces of democracy.

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