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Ranil now wants the public to decide on executive presidency

Leader of the United National Party (UNP), Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says the public will make a final decision on the issue of abolishing the Executive Presidency (EP).

Wickremesinghe made this observation during an event in Mirigama yesterday (20).

He said the issue of the Executive Presidency cannot be ignored.

The Prime Minister noted that he raised the matter at the Cabinet meeting and there were differences of opinion and that he is being questioned by several people on what stand is being taken with regards to the issue.

According to Wickremesinghe, the issue of the Executive Presidency needs to be discussed in the open and each political party will need to decide on its stand on abolishing the office.
He added that it would finally be the public that will decide the fate of the Executive Presidency.

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