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* Sri Lanka Freedom Party considers the proposals to abolish executive presidency
Fri, Jun 27, 2014, 11:11 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

June 27, Colombo: The main constituent party of Sri Lanka's ruling alliance, Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) has directed the proposals submitted to it regarding the abolition of executive presidency to a special high level committee.

The left parties of the ruling United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) has submitted the proposals to consider abolishing the executive presidency.

The committee comprising six senior Ministers has been assigned to consult the left parties Lanka Sama Ssamaja Party, Communist Party of Sri Lanka and Democratic Left Front on the proposals.

The committee will submit their recommendations to the SLFP central committee.

Ruling SLFP led coalitions pledged to abolish the executive presidency at least twice in 1994 and 2005 but failed to deliver the promise.

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