Deputy speaker Chandima Weerakkodi stated that Speaker Chamal Rajapakse has respectfully given a chance to the Chief Justice to make an appearance before the Parliament Select Committee.
At a press conference held at the parliamentary complex yesterday afternoon, the Deputy Speaker stated that the Speaker was not informed of the opposition members withdrawing from the PSC.
The Deputy Speaker emphasized that the Speaker had been acting according to the constitution.
Meanwhile it was reported that the PSC session was in progress till midnight yesterday.
Dean of the Law Faculty in the Kothelawala Defence Academy, Prathibha Mahanamahewa stated that even without the members of the opposition, there is sufficient quorum to continue the PSC.