Sri Lanka moves to amend Constitution on presidential and parliamentary terms

Sri Lanka’s Cabinet of Ministers has observed an irrelevancy with regard to the President’s and Parliament’s term as per articles 30 (2), 62 (2), and 83 (b) of the Constitution.

The Department of Government Information, said that in order to avoid any suspicion and any inconsistency in this regard, the Cabinet of Ministers granted approval to the resolution furnished by the President to prepare a draft bill relevant to Constitutional reforms for the amendment of the Article 83 (b) of the Constitution by substituting the clause “exceeding five years” instead of the clause “exceeding six years”.