SLFP will support proposal to abolish Executive Presidency – Maithripala

Leader of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) Maithripala Sirisena has assured the party’s support towards a proposal to abolish the Executive Presidency.

Speaking at an SLFP media conference themed ‘We stand for freedom’ (‘Nidahasa Wenuwen Api’), the former President revealed that as per information received, measures are underway to present such a proposal soon.

Meanwhile, Opposition Leader Sajith Premadasa, however, has declared that this is not the right time to abolish the Executive Presidency.