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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2428

To Discuss the Bond Report: Special Parliament session on Jan. 10

Colombo, 08 January, (Asiantribune.com):

Following a request made by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to the Speaker of Parliament, a special sitting of Parliament is to be convened on January 10, reveals Neil Iddawala, Acting Secretary General of Parliament.

The first session of the Parliament for the year 2018 is scheduled to be held on January 23, however the political parties say that there is an urgent need for the Parliament to convene immediately in light of the recent events.

But, in the meantime, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday said that he requested Speaker Karu Jayasuriya to convene Parliament immediately to debate Bond Commission report.

The Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP), Joint Opposition and the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) had called for Parliament to be convened immediately to discuss the recommendations of the report of the Bond Commission, after President Maithripala Sirisena made a statement on the recommendations made by the Presidential Commission that investigated the bond scam.

- Asian Tribune -

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