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In Srilanka
December 11, 2017 5:18 am gmt |
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The council for the new constitutional gathers at the parliament today. The assembly headed by Parliament Speaker Karu Jayasurya, will be started around 10.30 A.M and expected to continue till 6.30 P.M. The drafted new constitution will be the major topic in the assembly and also the bill to reevalua...
In Srilanka
November 9, 2017 6:04 am gmt |
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Finance and mass media minister Mangala Samaraweera has been arrived at parliament with the budget documents of 2018 short while ago, our reporter said from Parliament. The finance minister took the group of joint opposition headed by former president Mahinda Rajapakshe,who were gathered in front of ...
In Srilanka
November 3, 2017 6:02 am gmt |
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The TNA parliamentarian Selvam Adaikkalanathan stated that, if the people are constantly cheated on the political solution to the longstanding issues of the Tamil people, it will lead to another war crisis. He cleared while addressing at the debate on the interim report for the drafted new constituti...
In Colombo
October 30, 2017 9:23 am gmt |
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The Parliament road is being close due to the protest against the interim report on the draft new constitution today (30 October). The protest was conducted by the Joint Opposition (JO), saying the above report is included many content which will affect the unitary ruling. The protest was conducted b...
In Latest Stories
October 30, 2017 6:21 am gmt |
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Debate on the interim report of the new constitution held in parliament today. The sitting headed by the parliament speaker Karu Jayasurya gathered at 10.30 AM and to be continued for three days, the sources closed to the parliament said. The team of 21 members headed by Prime Minister Ranil Wickreme...
In Srilanka
October 29, 2017 6:27 am gmt |
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The three-day debate on the Interim Report of the Steering Committee of the Constitutional Assembly due to commence tomorrow will not reach any final decision but will only discuss the respective political party’s position Science, Technology and Research Minister Susil Premajayantha told the Sunday ...
In Latest Stories
October 9, 2017 11:58 am gmt |
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The Appropriation Bill for the Budget 2018 was presented in Parliament today (Monday) by State Minister of Finance Eran Wickremaratne. According to the Bill, the expected expenditure for the next year is 3,982 Billion and the expected income is 2,175 Billion. The budgetary allocations for the key sec...
In Colombo
October 4, 2017 5:28 am gmt |
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President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday said the new Constitution which aims at uniting the country, will further strengthen Parliament. “We expect to fulfill the hopes for a new Constitution, which will not divide the country but unite the nation and cater to all needs of the public”, the President...
In Srilanka
October 3, 2017 11:41 am gmt |
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A special sitting of the Parliament was held today to commemorate the 70th anniversary of Parliamentary democracy in Sri Lanka. The session, which began at 2.30 p.m., was attended by President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. Opposition Leader R. Sampanthan and leaders of...
In Latest Stories
September 29, 2017 8:08 am gmt |
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A Sri Lankan Parliament delegation led by Speaker Karu Jayasuriya had talks with US Speaker Paul Ryan while on a visit to the US yesterday (Thursday), the Sri Lankan Embassy in the US said. The Sri Lankan multi-party delegation met the US Speaker at Capitol Hill. Separately, the Sri Lankan delegation...
In Parliament
September 22, 2017 11:31 am gmt |
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Parliament speaker Karu Jayasurya informed the house today that the special sitting will be held on 03rd October from 02.30 p.m-04.30 p.m. marking the 70th anniversary of the parliament. He further informed that there will be other two sittings on 26th Sep and 9th Oct from 01 p.m. – 07.30 p.m. ...
In Colombo
September 21, 2017 6:16 am gmt |
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Provincial Councils Elections (Amendment) bill was passed with a majority of 122 votes in parliament yesterday. The bill received 159 votes in favour and 37 votes against.  The Bill seeks to amend the Provincial Councils Elections Act, No. 2 of 1988 to make it binding on all political parties and ind...
In Election
September 20, 2017 10:32 am gmt |
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The Local Government elections could only be held in January next year while the party leaders could decide on the Provincial Council polls later, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe informed Parliament today. The Prime Minister, who made a statement in the House, said Local Government elections coul...
In World
August 30, 2017 12:31 pm gmt |
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Spain’s prime minister challenged lawmakers to table a no confidence vote in his government as he answered questions over alleged illegal financing of his conservative People’s Party. Mariano Rajoy defended his record on fighting corruption during testy exchanges with lawmakers at the hea...
In Election
August 27, 2017 5:13 am gmt |
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The Chairman of Elections Mahinda Deshapriya says all efforts will be taken towards holding the Local Government Elections before the 9th of December. The Chairman said the Local Government Elections Bill that was passed with amendments will be issued on the 6th of September. Mahinda Deshapriya said ...
In Srilanka
August 12, 2017 5:10 am gmt |
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The National Institute of Language Education and Training which is tasked with teaching the two official languages to MPs, following approval to a proposal submitted by the Ministry of National Coexistence, Dialogue and Official Languages, confirmed that only 40 out of 225 Parliamentarians had regist...
In Colombo
August 11, 2017 12:02 pm gmt |
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Archana Chellathurai, the first pilot of Ealam has been visited the parliment today (August 10). She visited the parliament during the assembly which started at 10 AM today, received the appreciation talk of Sritharan, the TNA parliament member. Archana Sellathurai is a Denmark citizen, born in Valve...
In Colombo
August 10, 2017 12:21 pm gmt |
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   Sri Lanka’s Speaker Karu Jayasuriya adjourned the Parliament this morning after the joint opposition protested inside the House over an issue of Samurdhi payment. The Parliament session was suspended at around 11:30 am. Joint opposition MP Dinesh Gunawardena questioned why the Samurdhi ...
In Colombo
August 10, 2017 7:03 am gmt |
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A special statement to be make, before the parliament by Ravi karunanayaka Sri Lanka’s beleaguered Foreign Affairs Minister Ravi Karunanayake is due to make a special statement before the Parliament today. Speaker of parliament Karu Jayasuriya is expected to take a decision today on the no-conf...