Written by Staff Writer
08 Nov, 2014 | 9:53 pm
The debate on the expenditure heads of the Ministry of Public Administration and Home Affairs, was taken up in parliament on Friday morning.
UNP Parliamentarian Ajith P. Perera opened the debate.
[quote]During His Excellency the President’s Budget speech, our Prime Minister is fast asleep. At the same time Minister Nimal Siripala De Silva is also fast asleep with his mouth open.[/quote]
Minister of Public Administration and Home Affairs, W.D.J. Seneviratne:
[quote]We have seen members of this house fall asleep during speeches countless times.[/quote]
UNP Parliamentarian Ajith P. Perera:
[quote]Then I agree to the fact the members of Parliament fall asleep in the chambers when something important is happening.[/quote]
JVP Politburo Member, MP Sunil Handunnetti:
[quote]When you speak here you speak as you if you are going to distribute motorbikes to everyone. However, when the circular is issued it is only a few policemen that receive them.[/quote]
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