President Addresses Parliament
His Excellency the President Maithripala Sirisena, presented the Statement of Government Policy while addressing the Parliament at the Ceremonial Sittings of the First Session of the Eighth Parliament on September 1st at 3.00 p.m.
Hon. Karu Jayasuriya is new Speaker of Parliament
The Hon. Karu Jayasuriya was elected as Mr. Speaker of the new Parliament at the Inaugural meeting of the First Session of the Eighth Parliament. His name was proposed by the Hon. Prime Minister and seconded by the Hon. Nimal Siripala De Silva.
View the day’s proceedings
Information Desk for Members of Parliament
An Information Desk to facilitate the arrangements for the First Meeting of the First Session of the 8th new Parliament will be operative in Parliament from 9.30 a.m. to 3.30 p.m. on the 24th, 25th and 26th of August, 2015 for the convenience of Members of Parliament.