A Special Party Leaders’ Meeting in the evening today

Monday, 06 May 2019 - 10:42


A special Party Leaders’ Meeting is to be held this evening (06) under the patronage of the Speaker, Karu Jayasuriya.

At the meeting to be held at 2.00pm at the Parliamentary Complex, the chief Sergeant-at-arms of the Parliament Narendra Fernando said that extending the time for the debate regarding the terrorist attacks that took place on Easter Sunday is due to be discussed.

The time for the debate to be held tomorrow (07) has been restricted to a period of only two hours.

However, attention has been drawn to extending this time period based on a request made by Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa.

At the same time, Party Leaders are due to be informed about the new security procedures in operation at the Parliament due to the prevailing security situation

The Chief Sergeant-at-arms Narendra Fernando also said that the public gallery which was closed due to the security situation will be opened from tomorrow (07).

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