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Allocating seats according to the gazette and Speaker's instructions: Sergeant-at-arms

7 November 2018 04:43 am - 9     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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The allocation of seats for the new Prime Minister and the Cabinet would take place on Monday (12), Sergeant-at-arms Narendra Fernando said.

He said all arrangements in this regard had been completed and acting on the gazette notification relating to the new appointments and obtaining instructions of the Speaker, the allocation of seats would be done.

Narendra Fernando further said that he expects explicit instructions on the allocation of seats from the Speaker and on receiving such instructions within an hour the allocation of seats could be completed.

Meanwhile, the printing of invitations for the opening of the new sessions of Parliament had already been handed over to the government press. These facts were revealed by the Sergeant-at-arms, who is in charge of the security of the Parliamentary complex and the Council Chambers.

The Parliament prorogued by the President is due to be reconvened on the 14th. (Sujith Hewa Julige)

  Comments - 9

  • ConcernedCitizen Wednesday, 07 November 2018 08:42 AM

    I am thoroughly confused ? Is it the new new PM or old new PM ?

    Percy Amendra Wednesday, 07 November 2018 09:06 AM

    excellent job done all the best our new PM Mahindra

    sandy123 Wednesday, 07 November 2018 10:04 AM

    Percy, Drama is still open. Please wait and see

    Lord Wolfstein Wednesday, 07 November 2018 10:22 AM

    An excellent job would be to put MR behind bars. At least you have as MR's name brother written his Sinhala first name correctly.

    cheers Wednesday, 07 November 2018 11:51 AM

    As per the constitution and law President has the right to appoint PM if this was not the case how come Ranil ran the country for 3 years so he violated the constitution, democracy, Parliamentary values and also not holding elections so Mahinda/Maithree will get this country moving forward for a long time

    Anura Wednesday, 07 November 2018 01:04 PM

    Cheers for that!

    alex Wednesday, 07 November 2018 01:51 PM

    move forward?? the whole country is in teh back gear because of MS decisison

    peter Wednesday, 07 November 2018 01:52 PM

    president had that right in the 18th amendment not anymore with the 19th amendment

    johan Wednesday, 07 November 2018 02:01 PM

    If I want to say short and sweet: MS tries his best to keep his powerfor another 6 to 7 years. MR is trying use this chance to clear his familymembers from all sort of corruptions. Constitution is Clear.


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