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Tuesday, 21 January 2014 - 7:52
Parliament meets for the 1st time in the New Year today.
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Parliament is scheduled to meet for the first time in 2014 today.

After the voting on the budget on last 21st December following the debate on the third reading of the 2014 budget,  Parliament had been adjourned till today.

Several ordinances of the Finance Ministry are scheduled to be taken up for debate today.  

Our news team inquired from the ruling party and the Opposition about the way they intend carrying out parliamentary affairs in the New Year.

Chief Opposition Whip MP John Amaratunga said that in economic affairs the Opposition was ready to continue to criticise the Government’s unsuccessful policies.

Minister Mahinda Amaraweera told our news team that the Government party hoped to carry out affairs further consolidating its the two-third’s majority in parliament.
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