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Parliament sessions to be telecast live from today

8 October 2015 03:18 am - 4     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

Parliament sessions will be telecast live on State TV for one hour from today  following a decision madeby the Consultative Committee on Parliamentary Affairs, sources said.They said the sessions would be telecast live via Rupavahini TV channel on an experimental basis.

The telecast will continue uninterrupted if the initial exercise proves a success. This would be the first time that parliamentary debates will be shown live on state TV. However, a few debates such as the debate on the 2000 constitution and the debate on the privatization of national carrier Air Lanka were telecast in 1998. (Yohan Perera)

  Comments - 4

  • RAJ Thursday, 08 October 2015 05:20 PM

    Will it be a ADULTS ONLY as in the past??

    KARIGALAN Sunday, 11 October 2015 01:13 PM

    we can see how our representative contribute in good governance .Be careful now

    OMG Thursday, 08 October 2015 06:31 PM

    Very good move, public should be aware what is going on inside parliament and parliament sessions should be useful for public and country development. unlike the previous ruling parliament. Parliament should be handled in a professional way. Time should be given to each one without disturbing other person.

    Prem Nath Thursday, 08 October 2015 07:44 PM

    At last the people of Sri Lanka can witness and compare with sittings in the Indian parliament.Wii there be any difference?

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