20A: SLMC statement on 4 MPs who voted in favour

The Sri Lanka Muslim Congress has issued a statement on the discussion held with regard to four of its MPs who voted in favour of the 20th Amendment to the Constitution.

Statement from Sri Lanka Muslim Congress:

Consequent to the Samagi Jana Balavegaya Parliamentary group meeting, the leader of SLMC Rauff Hakeem, summoned its parliamentary group for a meeting at his residence last evening (23), in the presence of Party Secretary Nizam Kariapper.

After a lengthy discussion on the matters relating to vote on the ’20A’, it was decided that the SLMC members of parliament, who voted in favour of the ‘20A’, were asked to explain their position to the High Command of the Party, enabling it to take further steps on this matter.

The Party Leader, Party Secretary and four MPs namely, H M M Harees, Faizal Cassim, M Thowfeek, and Nazeer Ahamed were present at the said meeting.

The leader also informed, that the High command must meet at the earliest possible date, to deliberate on this issue.

M Nizam Kariapper


Sri Lanka Muslim Congress

24th October 2020.



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