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Sunil for COPE, Lasantha for PAC


26 November 2015 11:25 am - 8     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


JVP MP Sunil Handunnetti was appointed as the Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) while State Minister Lasantha Alagiyawanna was appointed as the Chairman of the Committee on Public Accounts (PAC), following a decision taken by the government today.

It was reported that Speaker Karu Jayasuriya had also approved this decision.

The other members of COPE include MPs Anura Yapa, Dayasiri Jayasekara, Wasantha Aluvihare, Ajith P. Perera, Ranjan Ramanayake, Asok Abeysinghe, Chandrasiri Gajadeera, Nimal Ratnayake M. A. Sumanthiran and G. Srinashan.

The PAC members include MPs Bandula Gunawardane, Mahinda Samarasinghe, P. Harrison, Palitha Range Bandara, Niroshan Perera, Sujeewa Senasinghe, Eran Wickremaratne, Vijitha Herath, Vasudeva Nanayakkara, Dr. Nalinda Jayatissa, S. Viyalendran and S. Sritharan. (Yohan Perera)

  Comments - 8

  • Coconut Republic Thursday, 26 November 2015 05:20 PM

    Many congratulations! Now start fixing things. Good luck

    CITIZEN Thursday, 26 November 2015 05:43 PM

    Excellent choice! This is YAHAPALANAYA!! We hope JVP will do justice to our expectations!!!

    YAMAYS Thursday, 26 November 2015 06:04 PM

    We hope JVP will not do thebsame crime did in 1988 and 1989

    uza Thursday, 26 November 2015 06:34 PM

    Is this the start of many good things?

    Dissa Thursday, 26 November 2015 08:16 PM

    For COPE best selection but for PAC is he clean via DM Android App

    Fassey Thursday, 26 November 2015 08:17 PM

    Sunil Handunnetti is the best choice. Congratulations

    Palitha Galapitiya-Japan Friday, 27 November 2015 06:31 AM

    Good Move. Hope Sunil will do a wonderful job.Ideal person for the Post.Please do not allow rogues to earnor cheat PUBLIC MONEY."Good Luck" and "All the Best"

    Good Governance Friday, 27 November 2015 09:39 AM

    Handunnetti is the best choice.We wish him well. Earlier Wijedasa and DEW too did good work .There is a mix of good and not so good. via DM Android App

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