Adjournment Debate on Govt. Policy Statement on Feb. 9,10

The Government Policy Statement which is scheduled to be presented by President Ranil Wickremesinghe on February 8 will be taken up for debate on February 9 and the 10, Parliamentary Secretary Dhammika Dassanayake said.

This was decided at the Party Leaders meeting held yesterday under the patronage of the Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardana.

Accordingly, Parliament is scheduled to convene on Thursday,February 9th at 9.30 a.m. and it has been decided to take up the Regulations under the Welfare Benefits Act and Fifty-one Motions regarding the Annual Reports of various Statutory Institutions. Thereafter, the Adjournment Debate on the Government Policy Statement presented by the President will be taken up until 5 p.m.”The Debate on the Government Policy Statement shall continue to its second day on February 10 from 9.30 a.m. to 5 p.m. as decided at the meeting held,” the Secretary General said.

Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena, Deputy Speaker Ajith Rajapakse, Leader of the House, Minister (Dr.) Susil Premajayantha, Chief Government Whip, Minister Prasanna Ranatunga including party leaders were present at the meeting.

by Daily News Sri Lanka

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