Prime Minister tells parliament that there is no necessity to set up a special army unit

Wednesday, 03 May 2017 - 18:29

The Speaker announced in parliament today that the Supreme Court has informed him that the Foreign Exchange Controlling Draft Bill is complied with the Constitution.

MP Bandula Gunawardana, attorneys-at-law Darshana Veraduwa and Nagahananda Kodituwakku had filed a petition against the said Draft Bill.

The Supreme Court informed its decision on the petition to parliament accordingly.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said in parliament today that the government has no necessity to form a special new army unit.

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