Cabinet rejects proposal to abolish exec.presidency | Daily News


Cabinet rejects proposal to abolish exec.presidency

A proposal to abolish the executive presidency was rejected by a majority of the Cabinet of ministers yesterday afternoon.

A special Cabinet meeting under the patronage of the President Maithripala Sirisena was held yesterday afternoon to discuss the matter.

UNP sources told ‘Daily News’ that the Cabinet of ministers decided it was not feasible to discuss the abolishing of the executive Presidency at a time when the Election Commission has gazetted the Presidential Election.


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