Hakeem says President doesn’t accept report


President Ranil Wickremesinghe said he does not accept the report prepared by the Presidential Task Force on ‘One Country, One Law’ that was appointed by former President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and chaired by Ven. Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thera, Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) Leader, MP Rauff Hakeem said.

Hakeem said the President will not act on the report.

According to the MP, Wickremesinghe made this remark when the SLMC met the latter to discuss forming an All-Party Government recently.

Hakeem said they requested the President to abolish the draconian Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA) and to stop arresting those who participated in the ‘Aragalaya.’

He said the President responded positively to their requests.

By D.L. Jayakody