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JHU submits 29 proposals in support of Rajapakse election manifesto

[TamilNet, Sunday, 27 December 2009 13:04 No Comment]

Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU), a Sinhala Buddhist Monk party has handed over 29 point proposals to the incumbent President Mahinda Rajapakse in support of his election manifesto that is to be released during the first week of next month. One of the proposals is to renovate and reconstruct all Buddhist shrines and Buddhist archaeological sites which were destroyed in the north and east due to the three decade old war. The other proposal is to set up a Foreign Intelligence Service to destroy the international network of the LTTE now actively engaged abroad, after its defeat in the island.

Another proposal seeks the introduction of a new executive presidency system that is answerable to parliament,replacing the present constitution.

JHU parliamentary group leader Venerable Athureliya Ratna Thera revealed the twenty nine proposals at a news briefing held Friday at Colombo Mahaweli Kendra Centre.

He said as a party that supports Mahinda Rajapakse candidature JHU had handed over the set of proposals.

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