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Convening of Parliament next week


Convening of Parliament next week. The 4th, 5th, and 6th of next week are set for the convening of the Parliament, according to Dhammika Dasanayake, the Secretary General of the House.

This was agreed during a meeting of the Committee on Parliamentary Business presided over by Speaker of the House Mahinda Yapa Abeywardana.

The entire time on the 4th, from 10 am to 3 pm, is reserved for 50 Questions for Oral Answers that could not previously be taken up in Parliament for a variety of reasons.

Meanwhile, Parliament is set to meet on July 5th at 10:00 AM.

Following discussion, it is planned to adopt the Regulations under the Foreign Exchange Act, No. 12 of 2017, Two Orders under the Sri Lanka Export Development Act, No. 40 of 1979, Resolution under the Custom Ordinance, and Resolutions under Section 8 of the Appropriations Act, No. 7 of 2020.

On the same day, it is also planned to adopt six orders under the Special Commodity Levy Act, No. 48 of 2007, and two regulations under the Imports and Exports Control Act, No. 01 of 1969, both of which were issued under the Gazette Extraordinary Nos. 2282/21 and 2282/22.

After that, time has been set aside from 4.30 to 4.50 for Questions at the Adjournment Time, and it has been resolved to discuss the Motion brought by the Government from 4.50 to 5.30.

Additionally, time has been set aside on July 6 from 10 am to 10 30 am for Prime Minister’s Questions. Then, according to Secretary General of Parliament Dhammika Dasanayake, it was resolved to discuss the Adjournment Motion brought by the Opposition till 4.30 p.m. on the “prevailing situation in the country.”

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