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* Civil society organizations urge Speaker to reconvene Parliament immediately
Wed, Oct 31, 2018, 11:56 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Oct 31, Colombo: A group of civil society representatives has met with Speaker of Sri Lanka parliament Karu Jayasuriya today to hand over a petition.

The Office of the Speaker in a statement said the petition which contained approximately 16,000 signatures obtained through internet was handed over to the Speaker, urging Speaker Karu Jayasuriya to reconvene Parliament immediately to establish democracy in the country.

The petition also requests the state officials to refrain from adhering to illegal directives, the statement said.

 

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