APRC chief urges early consensus
All political parties must reach a consensus on the power devolution
issue which was an obstacle for peace and development of the country
during the last six decades, at this historic moment said, All Party
Representative Committee Chairman and Science and Technology Minister
Prof. Tissa Vitarana.
He said that the 13 political parties which are presently attending
the APRC has reached the consensus on its final power devolution
proposals. UNP-JVP-TNA which did not participate in the APRC at present
will be invited again to assist the APRC's efforts to reach a lasting
solution on this important national issue, he said.
APRC Chairman said APRC met regularly and the final report will be
ready soon, political circles were hopeful that APRC's final report will
be handed over to President Mahinda Rajapaksa before the end of this