2019 first parliament session to convene today | Daily News

2019 first parliament session to convene today

Today for the first time in the year 2019 the parliamentary session is due to convene.
The Parliament, will convene at 1.00 p.m. Several key bills are to be debated today
Sergeant at arms, Narendra Fernando noted that the public gallery, the VIP gallery, and all other viewing galleries will be open.
Accordingly, the Parliament will convene for four consecutive days from today, stated the Chief Government Whip Minister Gayantha Karunatileka.
Meanwhile, SLFP Youth League Head Shantha Bandara is slated to swear in as a Member of Parliament representing the Sri Lanka Freedom Party today. He will fill the parliamentary seat left vacant by the resignation of former MP M. L. A. M. Hizbullah.
Hizbullah was recently appointed as the new governor of the Eastern Province and accordingly, prior to the appointment he had handed over his resignation from his post as a Member of Parliament.


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