Thursday, May 28, 2009

APRC to meet again

(DM)Hot on the heels of the conclusion of the civil war, the All Party Representative Committee (APRC) has called for a meeting today to discuss the power devolution proposals to resolve the national question.

Early this month the APRC met to discuss a proposal brought by APRC Chairman Science and Technology Minister Prof. Tissa Vitharana for the establishment of constitutional courts under a new political package. Some political parties have already expressed their reservations about the Government dragging its feet on the APRC proceedings without working out a comprehensive power devolution formula. Full text