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Leftist faction in govt. oppose amending Dual Citizenship law via 20A

Professor Tissa Vitharana says the President was informed that they oppose the amending of the law on Dual Citizenship via the 20th Amendment to the Constitution.

Speaking at a media briefing in Colombo on Thursday (22) Professor Tissa Vitharana said it not wise to accept amending the laws on Dual Citizenship via the 20th Amendment.

He said when decisions are made in Parliament, MPs & Ministers with citizenship from powerful nations voting for such legislation would create conflicts with respect to the needs of the country.

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