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* Sri Lanka opposition requests details of President's foreign travels
Thu, Feb 20, 2014, 08:39 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 20, Colombo: Speaker of the Sri Lankan parliament Chamal Rajapaksa says that legislators can request the details of the President's foreign travels.

The Speaker said that he did not see anything wrong in the Statistics Department giving legislators details of the President's foreign travels including members of the delegations.

The Speaker made this comment following a debate that had taken place in the House over an oral question posed by United National Party (UNP) parliamentarian Tissa Attanayake.

Attanayake had requested for details of foreign trips undertaken by the President since 2005.

Chief Government Whip, Minister Dinesh Gunawardena had said the details cannot be given according to the Standing Orders.

However, the Speaker said he did not see anything wrong in giving details of the President's foreign trips.

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