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Appropriation Bill (2019) presented to Parliament

The Minister of Finance and Mass Media, Hon. Mangala Samaraweera presented the Bill entitled “Appropriation” today (Oct 09th), to provide for the service of the financial year 2019.

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Report of the Delimitation Committee is not approved by Parliament

The Report of the Delimitation Committee for the Delimitation of electorates in Provincial Councils was not approved by Parliament today (Aug 24th).

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20th Amendment to the Constitution presented to the House

The Hon. Vijitha Herath was granted leave to introduce the Bill “to amend the Constitution of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka”, today, the 5th of September 2018.

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“National Audit” Bill is passed

The Bill entitled “National Audit” was passed with amendments in Parliament today (July 05th).

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Hon. Ananda Kumarasiri is the new Deputy Speaker

The Hon. J. M. Ananda Kumarasiri, MP was elected as Deputy Speaker and Chairperson of Committees of the Parliament of Sri Lanka on the 05th of June 2018.

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  • Appropriation Bill (2019) presented to Parliament

    The Minister of Finance and Mass Media, Hon. Mangala Samaraweera presented the Bill entitled “Appropriation” today (Oct 09th), to provide for the service of the financial year 2019.

    Download the Bill

  • Report of the Delimitation Committee is not approved by Parliament

    The Report of the Delimitation Committee for the Delimitation of electorates in Provincial Councils was not approved by Parliament today (Aug 24th).

    Read more

  • 20th Amendment to the Constitution presented to the House

    The Hon. Vijitha Herath was granted leave to introduce the Bill “to amend the Constitution of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka”, today, the 5th of September 2018.

    Download the Bill (Gazette)

  • “National Audit” Bill is passed

    The Bill entitled “National Audit” was passed with amendments in Parliament today (July 05th).

    Read more

  • Hon. Ananda Kumarasiri is the new Deputy Speaker

    The Hon. J. M. Ananda Kumarasiri, MP was elected as Deputy Speaker and Chairperson of Committees of the Parliament of Sri Lanka on the 05th of June 2018.

    Read more


Parliament approves three new non-MP nominees to Constitutional Council

11-10-2018
Parliament today approved the nomination of non-Members of Parliament Dr. Jayantha Dhanapala, Mr. Ahamed Javid Yusuf and Mr. Naganathan Selvakkumaran to the Constitutional Council in terms of paragraph (5) of Article 41A of the Constitution, on the nomination of both the Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition under sub-paragraph (e) of paragraph (1) and paragraphs (4) and (5) of Article 41A of the Constitution.   Dr. Ahangamage Tudor Ariyaratne, Mr. Shibly Aziz and Dr. (Ms.) Radhika Coomaraswamy represented the Constitutional Council as non-MP members from September 2015 to Sep...
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11-10-2018 Parliament approves three new non-MP n...
05-10-2018 Felicitation to National Netball team ...
27-09-2018 Japan Ambassador visits Parliament
21-09-2018 Felicitation to Sri Lanka National Car...
20-09-2018 Session of “EvalColombo 2018” at P...
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Business of the House for October 12, 2018

12-10-2018
The Hon. J. M. Ananda Kumarasiri, the Deputy Speaker and the Chair of Committees took the Chair.Presentation of Papers by the Speaker (i)    The Performance Report of the Delimitation Commission for the First quarter of 2018 (01.01.2018 - 31.03.2018) in terms of Article 41B(6) of the Constitution of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka; and (ii)    The Report presented by the National Police Commission for the period 2015-2018 in terms of Article 41B(6) of the Constitution of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri LankaPresentation of Papers (i) ...
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12-10-2018 Business of the House for October 12, 20...
11-10-2018 Business of the House for October 11, 20...
10-10-2018 Business of the House for October 10, 20...
09-10-2018 Business of the House for October 09, 20...
21-09-2018 Business of the House for September 21, ...
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Business for October second Sitting Week

12-10-2018
The Committee on Parliamentary Business which met on October 10th, 2018 discussed the Business of the House for the Second Sitting week for the month of October 2018 and agreed as follows:-  
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25-10-2018 Business for October second Sitting Wee...
11-10-2018 Revised Business of the House for 11th ...
09-10-2018 Business for October first Sitting Week
18-09-2018 Business for September second Sitting W...
07-09-2018 Revised Business of the House for 07th ...
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This week in Parliament (May second Sitting Week)

25-05-2015
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  19th MayParliament was suspended several times and finally adjourned without holding the scheduled debate on the ‘Order under the Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters ...
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25-05-2015 This week in Parliament (May second Sitt...
24-03-2015 This week in Parliament (March second Si...
25-02-2015 This week in Parliament (February second...
13-02-2015 This week in Parliament (Jan 29 - Feb 10...
23-01-2015 This week in Parliament (January first S...
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Self-Assessment workshop on the critical role of Parliament and Parliamentarians in implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

11-10-2018
A workshop on the critical role of Parliament and Parliamentarians in implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is scheduled to be held from 12th to 14th October 2018 at the Hilton Colombo. This event is organized by the Parliamentary Select Committee on 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU).   The objective of this workshop which is based on the UNDP/IPU Self-Assessment Toolkit for Parliaments and Parliamentarians is to assist Parliaments and their members to: &nb...
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11-10-2018 Self-Assessment workshop on the critical...
09-10-2018 The Second Regional Conference of the Pa...
25-09-2018 The Second Regional Conference of the Pa...
28-08-2018 The First Regional Conference of the Par...
31-07-2018 The First Regional Conference of the Par...
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Party Composition of the Parliament

Eighth Parliament of the D.S.R. of Sri Lanka

 

Name of political party Number of Seats obtained at the Election
United National Party 106
United People's Freedom Alliance  95
Ilankai Tamil Arasu Kadchi 16
People's Liberation Front 6
Eelam People's Democratic Party 1
Sri Lanka Muslim Congress 1

 

 

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