Justice Minister Wijedasa Rajapakse has stated that the Constitutional Council will be activated by September 22 following the meeting of Parliament. Parliament has to approve the names of civil society members to the Constitutional Council.
He added that the independent commissions too will be set up following the appointment of Constitutional Council.
He made these observations after he assumed duties as Minister of Buddhasasana at his Ministry. President Maithripala Sirisena was present on this occasion.
Earlier, JVP Leader Anura Dissanayake had urged the government to convene the Parliament forthwith to activate Constitutional Council.