Thu, 08 Dec 2022 Today's Paper

Nine UPC members reject Dev. (Special Prov.) Bill

22 December 2016 06:19 pm - 0     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

A A A

The controversial Development (Special Provisions) Bill, was rejected by a majority of members in the Uva Provincial Council today.

UPC Chairman A.M. Buddhadasa had informed the members that Uva Province Governor had sent the Development (Special Provisions) Bill to the Council to seek their opinion.

Council’s Opposition Leader R.M. Ratnayake, Udara Soyza (UPFA), R.M. Jayawardane (JVP) Samantha Widyaratne (JVP), Upali Samaraweera (Agriculture Minister), Sudarshana Denipitiya expressed their views on the Bill.

Nine UPFA members, including two PC ministers, two members of the Ceylon Working Congress and two JVP members voted against the bill while nine UNP members voted in favour.

Uva Chief Minister Chamara Sampath Dasanayake abstained from voting.


Order Gifts to Sri Lanka. See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Vegetables, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Sending Money,Online Books, Delivery Service, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop Sri Lanka

  Comments - 0

Order Gifts to Sri Lanka. See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Vegetables, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Sending Money,Online Books, Delivery Service, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop Sri Lanka

Add comment

Comments will be edited (grammar, spelling and slang) and authorized at the discretion of Daily Mirror online. The website also has the right not to publish selected comments.

Reply To:

Name - Reply Comment




Order Gifts to Sri Lanka. See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Vegetables, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Sending Money,Online Books, Delivery Service, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop Sri Lanka

Economy Decoded! Let’s talk about tax!

We explain the proposed new tax reforms in Sri Lanka and what it means

She said/He said

Much has been written and said in the last few days since the news was releas

POLICE ON TRIAL: Exercising Authority without Accountability

Although armed with the power of the State and empowered to use force against

Downfall and death of LTTE’s Mahathaya

The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) ceased to exist as a functioning