01 December 2022
සිංහල | English

A special decision from the President before the next election

President Ranil Wickramasinghe says that he intends to reduce the number of members of local gove ment bodies (regional councils, municipal councils, city councils) from 8,000 to 4,000 and implement the Jana Sabha program before the next election.

Also, the president mentioned that the power of the local councils should be given to a committee including the chairman instead of a single chairman, and draft laws will be prepared to include the relevant amendments before the next vote.