The Hon. Karu Jayasuriya, the Speaker took the Chair.
Announcements by the Speaker
‘A’ : Conduct to be followed by MPP during the Vote of No Confidence Debate
Presentation of Papers by the Speaker
The Second Instalment – Part XXIII and Ninth Instalment – Part VII of the Report of the Auditor–General for the Financial Year 2015;
Tenth instalment – Special Audit Report – Part IV
in terms of Article 154(6) of the Constitution of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka.
Main Business of the House for Today
Vote of No Confidence on the Hon. Ranil Wickremesinghe, Prime Minister and Minister of National Policies and Economic Affairs
was negatived after having taken a division by name (76 in favour; 122 against).
The Parliament was, thereafter adjourned at 2204 Hrs. until 1030 Hrs. on Thursday 5th April 2018.
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