PM’s seat for Mahinda in House

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya yesterday agreed to grant Mahinda Rajapaksa the privileges entitled to the Prime Minister when Parliament reconvenes.

Speaker Jayasuriya had noted the above during a discussion with President Maithripala Sirisena.

The Speaker had said when parliament reconvenes the legislature is bound to follow the gazette issued and accordingly, the Prime Minister’s seat will be allocated to Mahinda Rajapaksa, the Speaker’s Office said.

President Maithripala Sirisena and the Speaker had a meeting at the Presidential Secretariat yesterday afternoon.

The President had responded positively when the Speaker had brought the subject of reconvening Parliament as soon as possible, the Speaker’s Media Unit said.

 

 

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