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Govt. presents Chemical Weapons Convention Amendment Bill

12 October 2018 03:17 am - 2     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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The government yesterday presented the Chemical Weapons Convention Amendment Bill in Parliament.

The Ministry of Defence which is under the purview of President Maithripala Sirisena shall be in charge of implementing the said legislation.

The Ministry of Industries was in charge of implementing the legislation earlier. The legislation deals with implementing of the International Convention on Prohibiting development, production, stockpiling and using of chemical weapons.

Under the amendment, the Minister of Defence will have the power to appoint the National Chemical Weapons Authority and also to appoint its Director. (Yohan Perera and Ajith Siriwardana)

  Comments - 2

  • Maha Friday, 12 October 2018 05:38 AM

    India said it would abolish all of its Chemical wepons,the UN believed it but I don’t.

    Kiribaba Friday, 12 October 2018 01:13 PM

    Govt annalist confirmed that no poisons found in Kiri packets


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