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* Sri Lankan government to present RTI Bill to parliament next month
Wed, Mar 18, 2015, 12:58 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Mar 18, Colombo: The government of Sri Lanka is to present the Right to Information (RTI) Bill to parliament for approval next month.

The National Executive Council has yesterday decided to present the Bill to parliament in early April.

Marxist party Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) leader, MP Anura Kumara Dissanayake has said the Council has decided to table the 19th Amendment to the Constitution in parliament on March 24.

Meanwhile, it has also been decided to discuss on the code of conduct for public representatives before it is agreed upon in the Council.

According to the 100-day program, the Right to Information (RIT) Bill and the Ethical Code of Conduct were supposed to be introduced several weeks before.


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