19th amendment will be revised – President

December 7, 2018

President’s Media Division says President Maithripala Sirisena is committed to introducing changes to certain provisions of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution.

The PMD said the President is committed to making amendments to concerning areas in the 19th Amendment according to Parliamentary procedure.

The President’s Media Division said after Maithripala Sirisena assumed office as the President on January 08th he passed the 19th Amendment under his leadership.

The statement said the amendment has made way for several positives, including the establishment of Independent Commissions and the strengthening of democratic institutions.