‘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.