Speaker+states+Prime+Minister+privileges+will+be+allocated+without+any+curtailment
Thursday, 01 November 2018 - 18:57
Speaker states Prime Minister privileges will be allocated without any curtailment
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The speaker has agreed to grant full privileges that the Prime Minister is entitled to in parliament to the new premier Mahinda Rajapaksa.

Addressing a media conference in Colombo today, MP Thilanga Sumathipala quoted the speaker as saying that this includes the chair reserved for the Prime Minister.

In addition, the speaker’s office stated in a communiqué this morning, that its officials will follow the gazette issued in this regard and provide necessary and due facilities for the new prime minister.

At the same time, the speaker had reiterated to the president yesterday during a meeting, that no pressure would be brought to this matter from his faction.
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