The names of seven MPs had been nominated to the Parliament Select Committee (PSC) by the government today.
The names of the Chief Government Whip and Minister Dinesh Gunawardena and Ministers S. B. Dissanayaka, Nimal Siripala De Silva, Mahinda Samarasinghe, Wimal Weerawansa, Udaya Gammanpila along with the name of MP Thilanga Sumathipala were sent to the Secretary-General of Parliament Dammika Dissanayaka yesterday by the Secretary of the office of the Chief Government Whip Sumith Wijesingha.
MP Vijitha Herath and MP Nalinda Jayatissa were named by the JVP as their representatives to the Committee.
Minister Dinesh Gunawardena had sent a letter to the Speaker yesterday requesting that he be informed if the number of members that can be proposed was increased to more than 12. (Harshana Thusara Silva)