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Vote of No Confidence on the Hon. Udaya Gammanpila, Minister of Energy is Negatived

The Vote of No Confidence on the Hon. Udaya Gammanpila, Minister of Energy was negatived after having taken a division (61 in favour; 152 against).

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Hon. Basil Rajapaksa is sworn in as a Member of Parliament

Hon. Basil Rohana Rajapasa was sworn in as a new Member of the 9th Parliament before the Hon. Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena today (July 08).

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Hon. Ranil Wickremesinghe sworn in as a Member of Parliament

Former Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, Hon. Ranil Wickremesinghe was sworn in as a new Member of Parliament before the Hon. Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena today (June 23).

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H.E. President Visits Parliament

His Excellency the President Gotabaya Rajapaksa arrived in Parliament today (May 05).

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Speaker expresses gratitude to the Government of Japan for Providing Rs. 1,360 Mn. Grant to Strengthen the COVID -19 Preventing Activities


Hon. Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardane extended his gratitude to the Government of Japan for providing Rs. 1,360 million grant for the provisioning of necessary medical equipment to strengthen the COVID -19 preventing activities in Sri Lanka.

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  • Vote of No Confidence on the Hon. Udaya Gammanpila, Minister of Energy is Negatived

    The Vote of No Confidence on the Hon. Udaya Gammanpila, Minister of Energy was negatived after having taken a division (61 in favour; 152 against).

  • Hon. Basil Rajapaksa is sworn in as a Member of Parliament

    Hon. Basil Rohana Rajapasa was sworn in as a new Member of the 9th Parliament before the Hon. Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena today (July 08).

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  • Hon. Ranil Wickremesinghe sworn in as a Member of Parliament

    Former Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, Hon. Ranil Wickremesinghe was sworn in as a new Member of Parliament before the Hon. Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena today (June 23).

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  • H.E. President Visits Parliament

    His Excellency the President Gotabaya Rajapaksa arrived in Parliament today (May 05).

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  • Speaker expresses gratitude to the Government of Japan for Providing Rs. 1,360 Mn. Grant to Strengthen the COVID -19 Preventing Activities


    Hon. Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardane extended his gratitude to the Government of Japan for providing Rs. 1,360 million grant for the provisioning of necessary medical equipment to strengthen the COVID -19 preventing activities in Sri Lanka.

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H.E. the President Visits Parliament

04-08-2021
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His Excellency the President Gotabaya Rajapaksa arrived in Parliament today (04) to participate in today’s proceedings. The President arrived in Parliament at around 11.15 a.m. and was escorted to the chamber by the Hon. Leader of the House Dinesh Gunawardena along with Hon. State Ministers Kanchana Wijesekera and Indika Anuruddha. The President then entered the Chamber accompanied by the Hon. Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa. The President remained in the House until around 12.00 noon while questions for Oral Answers by the Hon. Members were on going. During his stay in the chamber, the President was seen conversing at length with the Hon. Prime Minister, the Leader of the House and the Chief Government Whip, Johnston Fernando.  
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04-08-2021 H.E. the President Visits Parliament
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Business of the House for August 04, 2021

04-08-2021
The Hon. Mahinda Yapa Abeywardana, the Speaker took the Chair.Announcements by the Speaker A : Regarding comments made by Hon. (Mrs.) Rohini Kumari Wijerathna on the floor of the House yesterdayPresentation of Papers (i)    Annual Performance Report of the Ministry of Labour for the year 2020(ii)    Annual Report and Annual Financial Statements of the Institute of Human Resource Advancement of the University of Colombo for the year 2019(iii)    Annual Report and Accounts of the Postgraduate Institute of Science of the University of Peradeniya for ...
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04-08-2021 Business of the House for August 04, 202...
03-08-2021 Business of the House for August 03, 202...
20-07-2021 Business of the House for July 20, 2021
19-07-2021 Business of the House for July 19, 2021
09-07-2021 Business of the House for July 09, 2021
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Business for August first Sitting Week

22-07-2021
The Committee on Parliamentary Business which met on July 19th 2021 discussed the Business of the House for the First Sitting week for the month of August 2021 and agreed as follows:-  
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03-08-2021 Business for August first Sitting Week
19-07-2021 Business for July second Sitting Week
06-07-2021 Business for July first Sitting Week
22-06-2021 Business for June second Sitting Week
08-06-2021 Business for June first Sitting Week
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This week in Parliament (July first Sitting Week)

16-07-2021
Several Bills passed, including the Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Bill Although the sittings of Parliament have been limited due to the prevailing COVID situation, the Parliament convened for four days from July 06th to 09th last week. Following the media reports on the arrival of former Minister Basil Rajapaksa in Parliament, attention by many were drawn to the Parliament. The previous Sitting week was a busy week given that several committee meetings including the COPE Committee were held. The Parliamentary Business Committee met under the chairmanship of the Hon. Speaker Mahinda ...
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16-07-2021 This week in Parliament (July first Sitt...
02-07-2021 This week in Parliament (June second Sit...
21-06-2021 This week in Parliament (June first Sitt...
12-05-2021 This week in Parliament (May first Sitti...
25-05-2015 This week in Parliament (May second Sitt...
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Special three-year plan to make the judicial system more efficient – Minister Ali Sabri

04-08-2021
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A special three-year plan will be implemented to reduce the current congestion in the judiciary and expedite the settlement of cases, Justice Minister PC Ali Sabry said at a meetin...
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04-08-2021 Special three-year plan to make the judi...
04-08-2021 COPE direct special attention to the pay...
27-07-2021 Seven political parties not represented ...
22-07-2021 Rs. 251 million Tax Revenues from the Te...
22-07-2021 The policy pursued so far to prevent hum...
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