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* Sri Lanka Freedom Party agrees with coalition party's proposals for reforms
Tue, Jun 17, 2014, 07:12 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

June 17, Colombo: Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP), the main constituent of ruling alliance, has approved the proposals of political reform submitted to the President by the coalition partner, National Freedom Front (NFF), led by Minister Wimal Weerawansa.

Media spokesman of the NFF Mohammed Muzammil said at the talks held yesterday the members of the two parties have agreed to prepare an action plan based on the 12 proposals.

Following the formulation of the action plan, the NFF will discuss the plan with the President soon, Muzammil said. However, the party is expecting a straight response from the President on the proposals they submitted to the President, the spokesman added.

At the discussion held in the President Secretariat yesterday Ministers Basil Rajapaksa Maithripala Sirisena, Nimal Siripala de Silva, Susil Premajayantha and Dullas Alahapperuma represented the SLFP and the ruling alliance UPFA.

Minister Wimal Weerawansa, General Secretary Priyanjith Vitharana, Deputy Minister Weerakumara Dissanayake, former minister Piyasiri Wijenayake and spokesman Mohammed Muzammil participated on behalf of the NFF.

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