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Thursday, 08 November 2012 - 20:13
Government names members for PSC on impeachment
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The Government has nominated its members who will represent the Parliamentary Select Committee appointed to investigate the impeachment motion filed against Chief Justice Dr. Shirani Bandaranaike.

The total number of members for the PSC appointed to investigate the impeachment motion stands at 11, out of which 7 members are represented by the government.

Accordingly Anura Yapa, Nimal Siripala, Susil Premajayantha, Rajitha Senarathna, Wimal Weerawansa, Dilan Perera & Neomal Perera will represent the government during the PSC.

Meanwhile the opposition predominantly represented by the United National Party has received four memberships for the PSC which has been appointed to investigate the impeachment motion.

According to informed sources, members of the UNP are said to consist of UNP MP's John Amarathunga & Lakshman Kiriella.

The two remnant seats left vacant on the PSC would be handed over to the Democratic National Alliance & the Tamil National Alliance.

However these parties remain indecisive regarding their participation in the PSC.

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