The Hon. Karu Jayasuriya, the Speaker took the Chair.
Announcements by the Speaker
‘A’ : Special Meeting with the Hon. Speaker
Presentation of Papers
Annual Report of Central Bank of Sri Lanka for the year 2017
Presentation of Reports from the Committees
(i) The Report of the Sectoral Oversight Committee on Transport and Communication was presented by the Chairman of the Committee, the Hon. Chamal Rajapaksa.
(ii) The Report of the Sectoral Oversight Committee on Women and Gender was presented by the Chairperson of the Committee, the Hon. (Dr.) (Mrs.) Thusitha Wijemanna.
Questions under Standing Order 27(2) of the Parliament
The Hon. Douglas Devananda
Settling the Bank loans given to rehabilitated former members of movements that were active during the period of war
Hon. D. M. Swaminathan, the Minister of Resettlement, Rehabilitation, Northern Development & Hindu Religious Affairs replied to the above Question.
Presentation of Bills
The Hon. Gayantha Karunatileka, the Chief Government Whip presented the following Bills entitled-
(i) Shop and Office Employees (Regulation of Employment and Remuneration) (Amendment) - to amend the Shop and Office Employees (Regulation of Employment and Remuneration) Act (Chapter 129)
(ii) Maternity Benefits (Amendment) - to amend the Maternity Benefits Ordinance (Chapter 140)
Main Business of the House for Today
Civil Aviation (Amendment) Bill
was passed by the House.
The Parliament was, thereafter adjourned at 1256 Hrs. until 1300 Hrs. on Tuesday 22nd May 2018.
* This is an unedited version. For the official record of this day's proceedings, please refer the Hansard.