The Hon. J. M. Ananda Kumarasiri, the Deputy Speaker and the Chair of Committees took the Chair.
Presentation of Papers
(i) Annual Report of the Chilaw Plantations Ltd for the year 2015
(ii) Annual Report of the Information and Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka for the year 2015
(iii) Performance Reports of the Department of Community Based Corrections for the years 2016 and 2017
(iv) Annual Performance Report of the Ministry of Regional Development for the year 2017
(v) National Evaluation Policy of Sri Lanka - 2018
Presentation of Petitions
(i) Hon. Kabir Hashim
(ii) Hon. Sisira Jayakody
(Petitions stand referred to the Committee on Public Petitions)
Questions under Standing Order 27(2) of the Parliament
(i) The Hon. Dinesh Gunawardena
Relief for people affected by heavy rain and flood
Hon. Palitha Range Bandara, State Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources & Disaster Management replied to the above Question.
(ii) The Hon. Anura Dissanayaka
Present situation of SAITM students
Hon. (Dr.) Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe, Minister of Higher Education & Cultural Affairs replied to the above Question.
Presentation of Bills
The Hon. Gayantha Karunatileka, the Chief Government Whip presented the Bill entitled
“Chemical Weapons Convention (Amendment)”
to amend the Chemical Weapons Convention Act, No.58 of 2007.
Main Business of the House for Today
The following Items (appearing as Item Nos. 1 to 4 of today’s Order Paper) were approved by the House-
(i) Resolution under the Constitution of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka
(ii) Two Regulations under the Imports and Exports (Control) Act
(iii) Order under the Sri Lanka Export Development Act
Motion at the Adjournment Time
Motion at the Adjournment Time on “Acquisition of Mahaweli "L" zone lands” was proposed by the Hon. S. Shritharan.
The Parliament was, thereafter adjourned at 1832 Hrs. until 1000 Hrs. on Friday 12th October 2018.
* This is an unedited version. For the official record of this day's proceedings, please refer the Hansard.