Technology and Research Minister Susil Premajayantha has observed that we have a consensual government in the country. They do not hesitate to express SLFP opinions within the National Unity Government. He was joining the debate on the resolution for the appointment of the Constitutional Assembly.
He said: People had given a mandate to the government only to abolish the Executive Presidency and change the electoral system of the country. This is a consensual government formed to achieve the two urgent needs of the people. Some say that the present government is a joint government. There are differences in the economic, educational and foreign policies of the UNP and the SLFP. His party has forwarded amendments to the resolution presented by the Prime Minister. He thanked the Prime Minister for accepting most of the amendments.