‘25% will be youth representatives in future’
2020-08-02 at 14:27
The leader of the Samagi Jana Balawegaya Sajith Premadasa says 25% of the candidates at upcoming elections will be representation of the youth.
Speaking at an event today Premadasa said the programme will commence from the Local Government.
Premadasa added the 25% youth representation is not merely restricted to provincial councils, local governments but will be enforced in Parliament as well.
He noted that a Samagi Jana Balawegaya led government will implement this gradually, adding it will be made a law.
Sajith Premadasa added the programme will begin from Local Government bodies.