The SLMC states that they will meet and discuss in the near future on whether they are going to support the Divi Neguma Draft Bill when it is presented to the Eastern province.
Member of the SLMC Mohommad Aslam stated that they need to inform the SLMC members who have been newly elected to the Eastern provincial council.
SLMC member Mohommad Aslam made this statement in response to a question raised by UNP Parliamentarian Kabir Hashim, querying whether the SLMC is going to support the Divi Neguma Draft Bill or not.
SLMC member Mohommad Aslam responded to the query raised by UNP parliamentarian Kabir Hashim in the following manner.
However, when the Divi Neguma Draft Bill was presented to the Western Province it was endorsed with 40 additional votes.
The members of the SLMC in the Western Provincial Council also voted for the Divi Neguma Draft Bill when it was presented to the Western Provincial Council for endorsement.
The Supreme Court decreed that the Divi Neguma Draft Bill will not become a law until it is endorsed by all the provincial councils.