Prez likely to prorogue parliament

28 November 2019 02:12 am - 4     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


President Gotabaya Rajapaksa is likely to prorogue parliament soon to begin a new session along with his maiden speech to the House, Daily Mirror learns.

Otherwise, parliament is supposed to have its session scheduled for December 3, 2019.

The government leaders who met at the residence of Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa on Tuesday evening and discussed the need to prorogue parliament.

The President can prorogue parliament through a proclamation in terms of Article 70 of the Constitution.

Daily Mirror learns that the President will address parliament early December. (Kelum Bandara)

  Comments - 4

  • saman Thursday, 28 November 2019 06:30 AM


    Ampee Thursday, 28 November 2019 08:32 AM

    So, is he going to India before addressing our own parliament?

    Elakiri Thursday, 28 November 2019 08:42 AM

    president likely to pro-rogue parliament - more likely

    Anmanpan Thursday, 28 November 2019 09:06 AM

    Suggest he comes in a white van.

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