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* Leftist allies of Sri Lanka ruling party request discussion on abolition of executive presidency
Wed, May 28, 2014, 08:56 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

May 28, Colombo: Leftist allies of Sri Lanka ruling party have requested for a discussion with the key governing party, the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) on the abolition of the executive presidency.

The request for a discussion from SLFP General Secretary, Minister Maithripala Sirisena has been made by the Lanka Sama Samaja Party (LSSP), Sri Lanka Communist Party (SLCP), the New Left Front (NLF) and other Left constituent parties of the government.

The letter has cited a number of issues to be discussed, but has said the focus would be on the abolition of the executive presidency.

LSSP leader, Minister Prof. Tissa Vitharana has said the letter was sent a several days ago with a copy to the President.

He has explained that the leftist parties were planning to discuss with the SLFP a number of issues that have cropped up given the path taken by the United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) government and its political stance.

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