Political Affairs Sub Committee

Past Activities

  • Meeting political parties and Lobbying
  • Conducted technical sessions with political and legal experts
  • 20th Amendment – Study & Proposals
  • Conducted a Press conference on 20th amendment
  • Survey on Electoral reform and minority concern
  • Meeting with SLMC on minority concerns and 20th amendment
  • Meeting with JVP on minority concerns and 20th amendment
  • Meeting with former Opposition leader Hon. RW and handed 16 points ‘Concerns of the Muslim Community’
  • National and Ethnic Policy Guidelines – NSC Suggestions to political parties for their elections manifesto of GE 2015
  • Meeting with Muslim MPs on Briefing Session on UN Resolutions & Issues of SL Muslims
  • Formation Special NSC Committee 3rd Republican Constitution – this had a Series of expert panel discussions
  • Submission to Constitutional Assembly
    – Parliament Subcommittee for Human Rights invited NSC to make submission
  • NSC Presented its Proposal to the Task Force for Reconciliation appointed by the Prime Minister
  • Panel Discussion ‘Megapolis Project   on 14/05/2016            
  • Consultative Forum with Muslim MPs – 1st CF held on 17th November on ‘Reflections of Budget – 2017’
  • Special Committee on Muslim Marriage & Divorce Law
  • Special Committee on Counter Terrorism Law – Meeting with UN Special Rapporteur for Minorities

         Celebration Independence Days

  • 67th National Day in 2015 at the Independent Square
  • Island wide Tree Planting Campaign in Masjids to Mark the 68th in 2016

          Land & Resettlement Issues

  • Special Committee and series of meetings on Pulmoddai, Musali and Wilpattu Muslim Land Issues
  • Meeting with Deputy Resettlement Minister, Muslim MPs and other stakeholders on Muslim Resettlement
  • Discussion with ACJU, MCSL and Northern Muslim Organization on ‘ Unified Resettlement Strategy’
  • A ‘ Muslim Land & Resettlement Secretariat’ to be formed
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