Parliament+adjourned+as+tension+erupted+during+the+vote+taking+on+the+decree+to+make+oil+supply+an+essential+service
Friday, 28 July 2017 - 12:20
Parliament adjourned as tension erupted during the vote taking on the decree to make oil supply an essential service
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Tension erupted in parliament a short while ago as the government attempted to pass a Presidential decree, making the distribution of petroleum an essential service.

Vote taking was initiated to this effect under the Essential Public Service Ordinance.

The house was adjourned by speaker karu jayasuriya as ongoing protests were voiced by the Opposition MPs.

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