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1 September 2015 04:25 am - 13     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


UNP MP and former Public Administration Minister Karu Jayasuriya was appointed uncontested as the Speaker of new parliament a short while ago.

The inaugural session of the eighth parliament commenced today at 9.30 a.m.

President Maithripala Sirisena is scheduled to address the parliament at 3.00 p.m. (YP)

  Comments - 13

  • ziyard Tuesday, 01 September 2015 10:00 AM

    congratulations,hope u will be strict with bigots !

    JD Tuesday, 01 September 2015 10:06 AM


    Terrence Tuesday, 01 September 2015 10:14 AM


    suda Tuesday, 01 September 2015 10:32 AM

    what are the qualifications to be a speaker.

    Dayaratne Tuesday, 01 September 2015 10:34 AM


    Patrick Tuesday, 01 September 2015 10:36 AM

    Good Selection

    Bippity Boppity Boo Tuesday, 01 September 2015 10:43 AM

    Congratulations! Thanks you sir and of course my Great President. Once again the noble pillars of Ananda College are resonating humbleness and pride. " Appamado amatapadam".

    SIRIBIRIS Tuesday, 01 September 2015 10:45 AM

    A Well deserved position for him...all the best Hon Speaker

    Channa Tuesday, 01 September 2015 11:21 AM

    You deserve it. Be unbiased and treat all the membered equally. Congradulations and all the best.

    Nihal Amarasekera Tuesday, 01 September 2015 11:54 AM

    First step in a new political culture, hopefully.

    Vas Tuesday, 01 September 2015 12:09 PM

    Congratulations and best wishes.

    Ranjan Tuesday, 01 September 2015 04:16 PM

    Speak selection is good but who has been selected for the deputy speaker is utter foolish.The person who has denied by people is in the place where legislation are made and approved.

    Cheers Tuesday, 01 September 2015 04:54 PM

    Retirement is the best remedy for countries sake

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