Speaker names Constitutional Committee members

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Parliamentarians Chamal Rajapaksa, Rauff Hakeem and Vijitha Herath had been named to the newly-appointed committee to be in charge of Constitutional Affairs, Speaker Karu Jayasuriya announced today.

As per the announcement, the Speaker himself, the Leader of the House, and three other members are appointed to this Committee.

These three members are nominated by the Speaker, the Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition.

This committee will be given the responsibility to look into proposals with regard to the Constitution.

The new Committee was appointed as per the new Standing Orders, which had been adopted by the House, Parliament sources said. (Yohan Perera and Ajith Siriwardana)

  Comments - 7

  • Nihal Amarasekera Saturday, 23 June 2018 03:25 AM

    On their way for the good or bad.

    neil alvis Saturday, 23 June 2018 05:33 AM

    these worthless worms all they need are constitutions, elections and party politics!!!

    Gunasekera Saturday, 23 June 2018 06:27 AM

    What a farce and sham.

    ravin Saturday, 23 June 2018 08:41 AM

    Are they getting additional allowances? Or for the tax purposes only honorary service.

    TONY Saturday, 23 June 2018 09:06 AM

    THEY GET ALLOWANCE FOR EVERY SITTING. NOTHING IS FREE OR HONORARY

    Bala Saturday, 23 June 2018 10:31 AM

    They get paid for even toilet sitting and letting of loud reports.

    Jude Saturday, 23 June 2018 08:51 AM

    Hey whatever committee appointed !! The Minority will never be satisfied !!?? Unless they get Autonomy!!?? Now that's the situation like in Palestine!! Except no Violence here!!?? As you know that part was taken care of in 2009!!!??


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