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* Sri Lanka parliament to vote on no-confidence motion against government today
Thu, Jul 11, 2019, 12:24 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

July 11, Colombo: The vote on the no-confidence motion against the government moved by Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna is to be taken up today (11).

The debate on the no-confidence motion which started Tuesday, will be continued today. After the debate, the vote on the no-confidence motion is scheduled to take place at 6 pm.

JVP MP Bimal Ratnayake said they expect the support of all anti-government parliamentarians to pass the no-confidence motion.

Meanwhile, UPFA MP Mahinda Amaraweera stated that all UPFA MPs will also support the no-confidence motion against the government.

However, UNP Parliamentarian Kavinda Jayawardene stressed that the party would put in its best efforts to defeat the motion.

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) would decide whether the party would support the no-confidence motion during their meeting today, says MP Charles Nirmalanathan.

 

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