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“Right to Information” Bill passed

The Bill entitled “Right to Information” was passed with amendments in Parliament today (June 24th).

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Visit of the Foreign Minister of the Republic of Turkey

A delegation from Turkey headed by Hon. Mevlüt Cavuşoğlu, Foreign Minister of the Republic of Turkey visited Parliament of Sri Lanka on 15th June 2016.

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All-night Pirith Chanting Ceremony held at Parliament

An all-night Pirith chanting ceremony to invoke blessings on Parliament and the people of Sri Lanka was held on the 27th of May at the Parliamentary Complex.

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Parliament New Year Festival Celebration 2016

Parliament of Sri Lanka organized a ‘New Year Festival Celebration 2016’ for the first time on 9th, April 2016 at the Torrington ground under the patronage of the Hon. Speaker of the Parliament.

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womens-day

Workshop for the Officials of the Provincial Councils & the Local Government Institutions

Public Accounts Committee of Parliament organized a Workshop for the Officials of the Provincial Councils and the Local Government Institutions regarding matters connected with summoning them before the Committee on 31.03.2016.

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  • “Right to Information” Bill passed

    The Bill entitled “Right to Information” was passed with amendments in Parliament today (June 24th).

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  • Visit of the Foreign Minister of the Republic of Turkey

    A delegation from Turkey headed by Hon. Mevlüt Cavuşoğlu, Foreign Minister of the Republic of Turkey visited Parliament of Sri Lanka on 15th June 2016.

    Read More

  • All-night Pirith Chanting Ceremony held at Parliament

    An all-night Pirith chanting ceremony to invoke blessings on Parliament and the people of Sri Lanka was held on the 27th of May at the Parliamentary Complex.

    Read More

  • Parliament New Year Festival Celebration 2016

    Parliament of Sri Lanka organized a ‘New Year Festival Celebration 2016’ for the first time on 9th, April 2016 at the Torrington ground under the patronage of the Hon. Speaker of the Parliament.

    Read More

  • Workshop for the Officials of the Provincial Councils & the Local Government Institutions

    Public Accounts Committee of Parliament organized a Workshop for the Officials of the Provincial Councils and the Local Government Institutions regarding matters connected with summoning them before the Committee on 31.03.2016.

    Read More


“Right to Information” Bill passed

24-06-2016
The Bill entitled “Right to Information” was passed with amendments in Parliament today (June 24th).   It was presented to Parliament on the 24th of March 2016 by the Hon. Minister of Parliamentary Reforms and Mass Media. The Second Reading Debate which commenced yesterday was continued today.   The main purpose of the Bill is to provide for the Right of Access to Information, to specify grounds on which access may be denied, to establish the Right to Information commission, to appoint Information Officers and to set out the procedure and for matters connected with it. It is ...
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24-06-2016 “Right to Information” Bill passed
23-06-2016 Setting up a Parliamentary Research an...
16-06-2016 Visit of the Foreign Minister of the R...
08-06-2016 Distribution of Pedometers for MPP and...
30-05-2016 All night Pirith Chanting Ceremony hel...
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Business of the House for June 24, 2016

24-06-2016
The Hon. Selvam Adaikkalanathan, the Deputy Chairman of Committees took the Chair.Presentation of Papers Annual Reports of the; (i) Tertiary and Vocational Education Commission for the year 2013(ii) Sugathadasa National Sports Complex Authority for the year 2012Performance Reports of the; (iii) District Secretariat - Mullaitivu for the year 2015(iv) District Secretariat - Batticaloa for the year 2015(v) Ministry of Public Administration and Management for the year 2015(vi) Ministry of Ports and Shipping for the year 2015Presentation of Petitions Public Petitio...
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24-06-2016 Business of the House for June 24, 2016
23-06-2016 Business of the House for June 23, 2016
22-06-2016 Business of the House for June 22, 2016
21-06-2016 Business of the House for June 21, 2016
10-06-2016 Business of the House for June 10, 2016
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Business for July first Sitting Week

28-06-2016
The Committee on Parliamentary Business which met on June 21st, 2016 discussed the Business of the House for the First Sitting week for the month of July 2016 and agreed as follows:-
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05-07-2016 Business for July first Sitting Week
24-06-2016 Revised Business of the House on 24th J...
21-06-2016 Business for June second Sitting Week
09-06-2016 Revised Business of the House for 9th a...
07-06-2016 Business for June first Sitting Week
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This week in Parliament (May second Sitting Week)

25-05-2015
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  19th MayParliament was suspended several times and finally adjourned without holding the scheduled debate on the ‘Order under the Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters ...
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25-05-2015 This week in Parliament (May second Sitt...
24-03-2015 This week in Parliament (March second Si...
25-02-2015 This week in Parliament (February second...
13-02-2015 This week in Parliament (Jan 29 - Feb 10...
23-01-2015 This week in Parliament (January first S...
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