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* Sri Lanka main opposition wants to include 17th Amendment and Right to Information bill in LLRC action plan
Thu, May 10, 2012, 10:51 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

May 10, Colombo: Sri Lanka's main opposition United National Party (UNP) has called on the government to include the implementation of the 17th Amendment to the Constitution and the Right to Information bill in the road map to implement the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC) recommendations.

UNP parliamentarian Lakshman Kiriella has said the UNP would submit the proposal to the parliament.

He has noted that the implementation of 17th Amendment and the Right to Information have been recommended by the LLRC.

Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremasinghe has also instructed Chief Opposition Whip John Amaratunga to make the necessary arrangements and to discuss with the Speaker of parliament about bringing back the Right to Information bill.

Meanwhile, governing party parliamentarian Thilanga Sumathipala is to move a private members' motion in parliament tomorrow (11) on media freedom and the right to information.

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