The Hon. Karu Jayasuriya, the Speaker took the Chair.
Announcements by the Speaker
‘A’ : Meeting of the Committee on Parliamentary Business
Presentation of Reports from the Committees
(i) The Report of the Sectoral Oversight Committee on Agriculture and Lands was presented by the Hon. Susantha Punchinilame on behalf of the Chairman of the Committee, the Hon. Vijitha Herath.
(ii) The Report of the Sectoral Oversight Committee on Business and Commerce was presented by its Chairman, the Hon. Seyed Ali Zahir Moulana.
Presentation of Petitions
(i) Hon. Susantha Punchinilame - Two Petitions
(ii) Hon. Mylvaganam Thilakarajah - Three Petitions
(iii) Hon. S. M. Marikkar - Two Petitions
(Petition stands referred to the Committee on Public Petitions)
Questions under Standing Order 23(2) of the Parliament
(i) The Hon. Douglas Devananda
Renovation of Kittangi Bridge and two roads in Ampara District
(ii) The Hon. Anura Dissanayaka
Outcome of the investigations conducted by the Presidential Commission of Inquiry to Investigate and Inquire into Serious Acts of Fraud, Corruption and Abuse of Power, State Resources and Privileges (PRECIFAC)
Adjournment Motion on “Issues pertaining to the South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine (SAITM) in Malabe” was proposed by the Hon. Anura Dissanayaka.
The Parliament was, thereafter adjourned at 1900 Hrs. until 1030 Hrs. on Friday 10th March 2017.
* This is an unedited version. For the official record of this day's proceedings, please refer the Hansard.