Clause in 20A regarding Dual Citizens will remain; Min. Wiwal Weerawansa

Clause in 20A regarding Dual Citizens will remain; Min. Wiwal Weerawansa

Clause in 20A regarding Dual Citizens will remain; Min. Wiwal Weerawansa

Written by Zulfick Farzan

22 Oct, 2020 | 11:47 am

Colombo (News 1st);  Minister Wimal Weerawansa said the clause on Dual Citizens to enter Parliament and engage in politics mentioned in the 20th Amendment to the Constitution will remain as it is.

However, he said President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at a meeting on Wednesday (21) assured necessary legislation to impose restrictions on Dual Citizens will be re-introduced via a new constitution which will be presented in 2021.

Further, the President had assured to retain provisions on the Number of Cabinet Minister, Audit Commission and Emergency laws to be limited to Natural Disasters and Nationa Security, said the Minister.

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