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Pro-government left parties to vote for 18th amendment

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 7 September 2010 07:41 No Comment]

The government is to move the eighteenth amendment to the constitution removing the restriction on two term executive presidency and introducing a five-member Parliamentary Advisory Council replacing the Constitutional Council appointed under the seventh amendment in parliament.

Vasudeva Nanayakkara told media in Colombo Monday evening that despite disagreement over proposals embodied in the 18th amendment left parties have decided to support and vote for the 18th amendment.

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