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November 23, 2018 10:06 am gmt |
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Speaker Karu Jayasuriya announced that the Parliament will reconvene on at 1.30 p.m. on November 27. Parliament had convened at 10.30 a.m. this morning to decide on the appointing of members to Select Committee. Prior to that, a party leaders’ meeting was held at the Parliamentary Complex at 9.00 a.m...
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November 23, 2018 10:04 am gmt |
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Speaker Karu Jayasuriya informed the House that 121 MPs voted in favour of the composition of the Parliament Select Committee. MPs of the governing party had staged a walkout during the vote which was taken electronically. A total of 116 members had voted electronically while another 4 MPs had voted ...
In Srilanka
April 20, 2018 11:38 am gmt |
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Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani says the time has come to increase trade relations with Sri Lanka. At a banquet held in his honour at Iran’s embassy in Colombo, Ali Larijani also urged the Iranian embassies in foreign countries to contribute to the economic relations of Iran with other countr...
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February 19, 2018 9:33 am gmt |
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Speaker of House Karu Jayasuriya says, he has not received any notice on UPFA about quitting the National Government. Speaker said this in response to a question raised by  joint opposition parliamentarian Dinesh Gunawardana, on media reports of UPFA quitting National Government  in Parliament this m...
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 Srilanka
August 30, 2017 5:05 am gmt |
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Speaker Karu Jayasuriya is expected to endorse the Local Authorities Elections (Amendment) Bill on August 31. Speaker Jayasuriya said his assent to the Bill will be given as soon as the Legal Draftsman sends him the amended Bill. “We have been informed by the Legal draftsman that the Bill would be re...
In Canada
December 4, 2015 9:42 am gmt |
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The first Atlantic Canadian in nearly a hundred years has been elected Speaker of the House of Commons. Geoff Regan, a veteran Liberal MP from the riding of Halifax West, was chosen for the role by a secret ballot of other members of Parliament on Thursday. After being dragged — a parliamentary tradi...
In Srilanka
November 20, 2015 4:12 am gmt |
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The Prime Minister has decided to set apart a day per week for Government and Opposition MPs to voice their concerns. Reports say the Prime Minister hopes to give an opportunity for MPs to pose questions directly to him. This will take place every Thursday during a half hour time slot at the beginnin...
In Colombo
October 8, 2015 9:00 am gmt |
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Following a noise made by the opposite party the session was ten minutes adjourned. The session started at 1 p.m under the presidency of the Speaker Karu Jeyasooriya. Following a question raised by parliamentarian Dinesh Kunawardana over the issue of the transference of the Central Bank workers just ...
In Srilanka
September 11, 2015 12:23 pm gmt |
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The decision has been made that the national government will be allocated with 70% of the whole time, allocated for parliamentary debates. This decision has been made in the party leaders’ meeting held under the chair of Speaker Karu Jayasuriya, yesterday (Thursday). Among this time allocation, 70%, ...
In Srilanka
September 5, 2015 6:41 am gmt |
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasingha has stated that actions will be taken against those who didn’t attend the parliament session. A Sinhalese media has said that the Prime Minister informed the Speaker regarding this. Also, the Sinhalese media has reported that, Prime Minister has told the Speaker th...
In Srilanka
September 3, 2015 10:54 am gmt |
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The opposition party showed a huge opposition towards the appointment of R.Sambandhan as the opposition leader. Though the Speaker announced Sambandhan’s name, there was an unstable situation prevailed in the House. Meanwhile, the NFF leader Wimal Weerawangsa asked that “The UPFA tried its best in th...
In Srilanka
September 3, 2015 7:24 am gmt |
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The Sri Lankan parliament has granted permission today (Thursday) to increase the number of Cabinet ministers. The Bill submitted by Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasingha on increasing the number of cabinet members, has been accepted by the Speaker, Karu Jayasuriya. Accordingly, the number of cabinet m...
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September 1, 2015 5:02 am gmt |
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Karu Jayasuriya has been unanimously elected as the Speaker of the 8th parliament. The members of the 8th parliament, which convened this morning around 9.30, selected the Speaker soon after the inauguration of the parliament. Accordingly, former UNPer Karu Jayasuriya’s name was proposed for the Spea...
In Srilanka
July 28, 2015 8:46 am gmt |
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Former speaker Chamal Rajapaksa says that he has no idea to become a speaker again. He made these observations while addressing in Beliatte. During this, he said ‘I will not go to the speaker’s seat again. And today I have come to this stage, is just to show my face to you all but not […]...
In Colombo
June 15, 2015 5:28 am gmt |
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Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa denies that he doesn’t have any intention to become Prime Minister and he said there is no truth in the news reporting that he would be the PM Candidate. Also he said that he wish to retire from politics soon. Further he said although it has been reported that if he contest a...
In Srilanka
June 11, 2015 9:35 am gmt |
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The no-confidence motion filed against Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayaka will be taken up for debate on July 4, Leader of the House Lakshman Kiriella said in parliament a short while ago. A no confidence motion, signed by over 100 MPs, was handed over to the Speaker against Finance Minister Ravi Kar...
In Srilanka
June 6, 2015 9:12 am gmt |
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Some parliamentarians of UPFA say that they give priority to the 20th Amendment to the Constitution rather than the no confidence motion against the PM. A no confidence motion against the PM contains the signatures of 112 MPs was handed over to the Speaker, yesterday (Friday). In this situation, 35 U...
In Srilanka
May 9, 2015 10:56 am gmt |
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The no-confidence motion against Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake was being finalized and would be submitted in parliament by next week, UPFA MP Bandula Gunawardane said. Speaking at a media briefing this morning, MP Gunawardane said more than 90 MPs have already signed the motion and added that it...