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* Sri Lanka parliament suspends JO MP Wimal Weerawansa for two weeks
Fri, Sep 21, 2018, 04:13 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Sept 21, Colombo: Sri Lanka Parliament today passed two motions to suspend MP Wimal Weerawansa from Parliament for two weeks for violating the code of conduct of parliamentarians.

The motion to suspend the National Freedom Front leader Wimal Weerawansa for two weeks has been passed with a majority of 17 votes.

Leader of the House Minister Lakshman Kiriella presented the proposal to suspend the proceedings of Wimal Weerawansa for two weeks.

Accordingly, 39 votes were cast in favor of the motion and 22 votes were cast against.

Meanwhile, the parliament suspended MP Prasanna Ranaweera for four weeks for violating the code of conduct of parliamentarians.

The motions were produced after the parliamentary subcommittee conducted an inquiry into the MPs' conduct.

 

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