The Hon. Karu Jayasuriya, the Speaker took the Chair.
Announcements by the Speaker
‘A’ : Endorsement of the certificate on a Bill under Article 79 of the Constitution
‘B’ : Meeting of the Committee on Parliamentary Business
Presentation of Papers
(i) Annual Performance Report of the Ministry of City Planning and Water Supply for the year 2015
(ii) Annual Report of the Sri Lanka Inventors Commission for the year 2014
Presentation of Reports from the Committees
The Report of the Sectoral Oversight Committee on Energy was presented by its Chairman, the Hon. Chandima Gamage.
Presentation of Petitions
Public Petition was presented by the Hon. (Dr.) Ramesh Pathirana
(Petition stands referred to the Committee on Public Petitions)
Questions under Standing Order 23(2) of the Parliament
The Hon. Douglas Devananda
Establishment of the producing centre of Coca-Cola Company in Sri Lanka
Main Business of the House for Today
The following Items (appearing as Item Nos. 1 to 4 of today’s Order Paper) were passed by the House:-
(i) Regulations under the Lands Acquisition Act
(ii) Engineering Council, Sri Lanka Bill - with amendments
(iii) Two Orders under the Strategic Development Projects Act
Motion at the Adjournment Time
Motion at the Adjournment Time on “Serious economic crisis faced by Sri Lanka” was proposed by the Hon. Bandula Gunawardana.
The Parliament was, thereafter adjourned at 1801 Hrs. until 1300 Hrs. on Tuesday 7th March 2017.
* This is an unedited version. For the official record of this day's proceedings, please refer the Hansard.