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* Parliament will convene for five days from today
Mon, Apr 5, 2021, 08:45 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Apr 05, Colombo: The Parliament will convene today (05) from 10.00 am to 4.00 pm and the entire day will be reserved for oral questions of the Members of Parliament.

Accordingly, the Committee on Parliamentary Affairs agreed to a motion moved by the Leader of the House and Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena to give the Members of Parliament the opportunity to ask 50 Oral Questions today, Secretary General of Parliament Dhammika Dasanayake said.

The Secretary General also said that the proposal to appoint a Parliamentary Select Committee to look into the shortcomings in the electoral structure and make recommendations to amend them would be tabled in Parliament today.

The Committee on Parliamentary Business has also decided to hold the Adjournment Debate on the Final Report of the Presidential Commission of Inquiry into the Easter Attack on April 21, 2019 on April 04, the Secretary-General noted.

In addition, the Committee on Parliamentary Affairs has decided to debate the final report of the Presidential Commission to Investigate and obtain Information on Political Victimization in Parliament on April 08 and 09.

On April 6, 08 issues will be taken up for debate, including the regulations under the Imports and Exports Act, the provisions under the Strategic Development Projects Act and the proposal to revise the salary and allowances of the Director General of the Commission to Investigate Bribery or Corruption.

 

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