MP Indika Anuruddha says that the Joint opposition is ready to face any election. Winding up the debate Minister Thalatha Athukorala said the independence of the judiciary has been strengthened under this government. The independent commissions have been empowered under the provisions of the 19th amendment to the constitution. No war hero can be taken to the international court of justice under the existing laws of the country. It was during the past regime the war heroes were harassed and intimidated. The present government has also strengthened the media freedom.
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