Parliament will meet for four days this week, from tomorrow (06) to next Friday (09), under the chairmanship of Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena, according to Parliament Secretary General Dhammika Dasanayake.
Meanwhile, on July 19 and 20, the no-confidence vote against Energy Minister Udaya Gammanpila will be debated.
- Parliament will convene tomorrow (06) at 10.00 am and from 11.00 am to 4.30 pm the Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Bill, Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (Amendment) Bill, an Order under the Code of Criminal Procedure (Special Provisions) Act, the revision of salaries and allowances according to the Office of the Missing Persons is scheduled to be taken up for debate, the Secretary-General said.
- The Motion at the Adjournment Time by the Government will be taken up for debate from 4.50 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.
- Thereafter, two orders under the Export Development Act will be debated and approved on July 07 from 11.00 am to 4.30 pm.
- The Registration of Electors (Amendment) Bill, General Sir John Kotelawala National Defense University Bill and Orders under the Immigration and Emigration Act will be taken up for debate on July 08 from 11.00 am to 4.30 pm. The adjournment motion brought by the Opposition will be taken up for debate from 4.50 pm to 5.30 pm.
- Meanwhile, it was decided to hold the Adjournment Debate on the Annual Report of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka for the year 2020 on Friday 09th July from 11.00 am to 5.30 pm.
- The Adjournment Debate on the Annual Report of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka for the year 2020 will be held on Friday (09) from 11.00 am to 5.30 p.m.
- Further, during the four days of the sitting of Parliament, the period from 10.00 am to 11.00 am has been set aside for questions that require oral answers from the Members of Parliament.
- During the adjournment of the House from 4.30 pm to 4.50 pm on all three days except Friday (09), the time has been allotted for questions from the Opposition and the Government.
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