Senior Prof. and Vice Chancellor of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura Sudantha Liyanage has been appointed as the Chairman to the Expert Committee appointed for the purpose of analysing proposals for Reforming Election Structure and Electoral Law.
The committee also comprises Dr. Anura Karunathilake, Suren Fernando, Prof. P Balasundarampillai and Gautham Balachandran.
The names were announced by the Chair of the Parliamentary Select Committee appointed to identify appropriate reforms of election laws and the electoral system Minister Dinesh Gunawardena yesterday.
Meanwhile, 155 proposals from public and civil society organizations have been received for the purpose of reforming election laws.
The time period granted to submit proposals and suggestions to the Parliamentary Select Committee appointed to identify suitable reforms concluded on the 15th of July.