Nov 30, 2018

Motion to curtail funds to ministers passed (Update)

The motion to cut off funds to all ministries to prevent payments to all ministers, deputy ministers and state ministers was passed by 122 votes and none against.

The motion was presented to Parliament by MP Champika Ranawaka today (30).

SLBC stopped live broadcast

During the parliament sitting, the Speaker was notified that the Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation (SLBC) has stopped live broadcast of Parliamentary proceedings. The Speaker said that the matter has already been discussed with Secretary General since Parliament pays SLBC for this coverage under an agreement.

Correct parliament website

TNA MP M.A. Sumanthiran also requested the Speaker to correct the Parliament website which still refers to Mahinda Rajapaksa as the Prime Minister.