Cabinet approves electoral reforms via 20A

The cabinet, which had a special session late this evening, has approved electoral reforms via the 20th Amendment to the constitution.Deputy Foreign Minister Ajith Perera said that the cabinet had approved a proposal by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to have a 225 member parliament with 125 members elected via the first past the post system, 75 via the proportional representation system and 25 from the National list.  (Colombo Gazette)