PM agrees to hold debate on Meethotamulla

2017-04-21 09:59:23

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday decided to accede to a request by the JO for a Parliamentary debate on the collapse of the Meethotamulla garbage dump in Kolonnawa.

This was was conveyed to the Speaker Karu Jayasuriya yesterday.

Leader of the joint opposition, MP Dinesh Gunawardane had requested the Speaker to provide a date for a debate on the Meethotamulla garbage dump issue which had cost the lives of 32 persons to-date as well as causing the destruction of many homes.

Prime Minister Wickremesinghe cut short his official visit to Vietnam to deal with the debacle that occurred at Meethotamulla and agreed to the debate.

  Comments - 6

  • OffTheHook Friday, 21 April 2017 10:23

    That will be all about garbage! What a waste of time. Cut the talk and get to work.

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    Panditha Friday, 21 April 2017 13:05

    What is the need for a special debate when they talk nothing but garbage everyday

    Reply : 1       12

    WISE DONKEY Friday, 21 April 2017 13:41

    It is a stinking subject to debate, what happened to those who came from Canada and Germany with solutions. Provincial Council minister's wife demanded showed them the way back by demanding millions of dollar in brie in return of the contract.

    Reply : 0       8

    DEBATE Saturday, 22 April 2017 06:00


    Reply : 0       0

    Reader Saturday, 22 April 2017 06:55

    So called JO always call for debates. Solution to problem is not that but action.

    Reply : 0       0

    hoodwinker Saturday, 22 April 2017 07:40

    Waste of time on Waste

    Reply : 0       0

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