(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) – The Leader of the Lanka Sama Samaja Party and Parliamentarian Dr. Tissa Vitharana has expressed his full support for the JanaSabha Bill and the JanaSabha system prepared by the Jathika JanaSabha Secretariat.
He expressed this view during a meeting with the Director General of the Jathika JanaSabha Secretariat and others.
The both paries also discussed the importance of the JanaSabha system, which was prepared by the Jathika JanaSabha Secretariat as a civil society proposal and based on a Cabinet decision, as a timely, democratic way of carrying out rural development activities and as a participatory model of government.
Dr. Tissa Vitharana also stressed that the government should take steps to present the JanaSabha Bill to Parliament without delay. The meeting was attended by the Director General of the Jathika JanaSabha Secretariat Palitha Lihiniyakumara, the Director (Operations, Research and Development) of the Jathika JanaSabha Secretariat Attorney-at-Law Akalanka Hettiarachchi, and others.