Sri Lankan cabinet passes Amendment to reduce powers of President

Colombo [Sri Lanka]: Aiming to reduce powers of Head of state Gotabaya Rajapaksa, the Sri Lankan Closet on Monday passed the 21st Modification to its Constitution.

” The 21 modification was tabled and passed in cabinet today as well as will be tabled in @ParliamentLK quickly. Like to thank @RW_UNP and also @wijerajapakshe for pushing it with,” tweeted Minister of Tourism as well as Lands Harin Fernando.
Fernando gave thanks to Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, the Parliament of Sri Lanka as well as Justice Preacher Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe for the change costs which will certainly be tabled in the parliament quickly.

The 21st Modification is expected to annul 20A to the Constitution, which provides unfettered powers to Rajapaksa after eliminating the 19th Modification that will certainly reinforce Sri Lankan Parliament.

It looks for to decrease the Presidency to a ritualistic position, preserving the powers of the Head of state over all 3 militaries.

However, nearly all other essential powers pertaining to governance as well as cabinet ministers will certainly be turned over to the Prime Minister.

It looks for to transfer powers of making key appointments from the President to the Constitutional Council.

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