PCoI report: JVP tells Prez to use executive powers to convene Parliament

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The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) today urged President Mithripala Sirisena to convene Parliament immediately using his executive powers and debate the Bond Commission and PRECIFAC reports without issuing challenges at election rallies.

JVP MP Vijitha Herath told a news conference that the President had claimed that a coalition of VIP 'robbers' both in the government and the opposition had managed to delay the debate on the bond commission and the PRECIFAC reports and had challenged them to hold the debate on those two reports before February 10.

He said the President had convened Parliament using his executive powers during the Meethotamulla catastrophe even when the Prime Minister was not in the country at the time and added that the President could do so at this juncture as well. (Ajith Siriwardana)

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  • Saman Monday, 29 January 2018 01:51 PM

    Truth is President scared of PM.

    pumal Monday, 29 January 2018 02:15 PM

    You are the people who was against the Executive Powers why do you need it now,don't play cheap political tactics

    Tikiri Monday, 29 January 2018 02:41 PM

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    Cisco Monday, 29 January 2018 03:58 PM

    Good point Mr. Herath. When our presidents talk his brain locked.

    ananda Monday, 29 January 2018 05:17 PM

    Yes the president believes on cheap popularity by making a big din with no substance. via DM Android App

    Shan Monday, 29 January 2018 07:03 PM

    Only sensible group in the Parliament is JVP. Give them a chance and see how they do


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