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PM admits new Constitution still a long way ahead

He said that if the new Constitution does not get 2/3rd majority then it will not be passed.The Prime Minister also insisted that there was no move to divide the country through the new Constitution. (Colombo Gazette) However he said that what has been submitted are only proposals and a draft of the Constitution itself has not been prepared. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today admitted that a new Constitution for Sri Lanka is still a long way ahead.Speaking at an event in Galle today the Prime Minister said that various opinions have been expressed over the reports on the new Constitution submitted to Parliament so far. Wickremesinghe also said that he is not sure if the new Constitution will obtain 2/3rd majority support in Parliament. read more

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