Day: November 19, 2018

Parliament session commences, adjourned

The parliamentary session commenced a short while ago at 1 pm today (19). However, the session was chaired by the Deputy Speaker of the Parliament in the absence of Speaker Karu Jayasuriya.

Party leaders meeting commences at Parliament

A Party Leaders Meeting commenced at the Parliamentary complex a short while ago to finalise today’s agenda in Parliament.

MPs not protected by privilege – Transparency International Sri Lanka

Transparency International Sri Lanka observed with shock and dismay, the behavior of Members of Parliament over the past week.

JVP won’t help either MR or UNP form Government

The JVP yesterday reiterated that it would never help the UNP form a government even if the ‘purported UPFA government’ was dislodged through parliamentary means.

Sri Lanka president calls third vote on no-confidence motion against premier

Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday asked an all-party meeting to hold a third vote on a no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, deepening the country’s political crisis.