The Hon. Karu Jayasuriya, the Speaker took the Chair.
Presentation of Reports from the Committees
The Report of the Sub – Committee on Power and Renewable Energy of the Sectoral Oversight Committee on Energy was presented by the Chairman of the Committee, the Hon. Chandima Gamage.
Presentation of Petitions
(i) Hon. Mahinda Amaraweera - Two Petitions
(ii) Hon. (Dr.) (Mrs.) Sudarshini Fernandopulle
(iii) Hon. Ranjith Aluvihare - Seven Petitions
(iv) Hon. Lakshman Ananda Wijemanne - Two Petitions
(Petitions stands referred to the Committee on Public Petitions)
Main Business of the House for Today
Appropriation Bill (2018) - Second Reading (Adjourned Debate) (appearing as Item No. 1 of today’s Order Paper)
Today is the Fourth Allotted Day on the Second Reading Debate of the Appropriation Bill (2018).
Motion at the Adjournment Time
Motion at the Adjournment Time on “Action to be pursued to change the unfavourable position held by Britain’s foreign and commonwealth office together with UN Human Rights Commission” was proposed by the Hon. Dinesh Gunawardena.
Thereafter, the Second Reading Debate on the Appropriation Bill (2018) was adjourned at 1857 Hrs. until 0930 Hrs. on Wednesday 15th November 2017.
* This is an unedited version. For the official record of this day's proceedings, please refer the Hansard.