Gnanasara Thera heads ‘One Country, One Law’ presidential TF

Rebecca Pavey | Published: 10:11 AM Oct 27 2021
Local Gnanasara Thera heads ‘One Country, One Law’ presidential TF

A 13-member Task Force was appointed by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa this morning (27) for the implementation of  ‘One Country, One Law’ concept.

The Task Force is led by Ven. Galagodaaththe Gnanasara Thera of the Bodu Bala Sena party, while Senior Assistant Secretary to the President Jeevanthie Senanayake is its Secretary.

As per an Extraordinary Gazette issued in this regard, the Task Force is tasked with preparing a draft Act for the implementation of the ‘One Country, One Law’ concept.

The other members are  Prof. Dayananda Banda, Prof. Shanthinandana Wijesinghe, Prof. Sumedha Siriwardana, N.G. Sujeewa Panditharathna, Attorney-at-Law Iresh Senevirathne, Attorney-at-Law Sanjaya Marambe, Eranda Navarathna, Pani Wewala, Moulavi Mohamed of Ulama Council in Galle, Lecturer Mohamed Inthikab, Kaleel Rahuman and Azeez Nizardeen.  

They are required to study the draft Acts and amendments that have already been prepared by the Ministry of Justice in relation to this subject and their appropriateness and if there are suitable amendments to submit proposals for the purpose and include them in such relevant draft as is deemed appropriate.

Members of the Presidential Task Force have been instructed to submit monthly reports to President Rajapaksa, while the final report is to be submitted on or before 28 February 2022.



Rebecca Pavey | Published: 10:11 AM Oct 27 2021

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