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* Government will be transparent on FM's no confidence motion, PM assures
Tue, Aug 8, 2017, 07:25 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Aug 08, Colombo: Sri Lanka Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe stated in parliament today that the government will act transparently on the allegations against the Foreign Minister Ravi Karunanayake and the Speaker can make a decision on the no confidence motion against the minister.

Responding to the concerns raised by the opposition MPs on the no confidence motion in parliament today, the Premier said the Speaker can take a decision to debate it on Wednesday or Thursday.

He said the Speaker has received the motion from the Joint Opposition and when he decides on the motion the parties can debate. "There is no point discussing it before that," the Premier said.

He said that there is a parliamentary democracy in the country and the government will be transparent.

The Speaker has decided to take a decision on the no-confidence motion against Minister Karunanayake on Thursday.


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