19th Amendment to the constitution adopted (watch video)

19th Amendment to the constitution adopted (watch video)

Written by Staff Writer

28 Apr, 2015 | 11:03 pm

The 19th Amendment to the constitution was approved by parliament a short while ago. 212 members voted in favor of the amendment while 01 voted against it, 01  member abstained from voting. 10 members were absent.

Earlier on Tuesday April 28th  the second reading of the proposed amendment passed with a special majority.

215 members voted in favor of the second reading while one member voted against it.

Thereafter the committee stage discussion of the 19th amendment began.

Following lengthy discussions between government and opposition MPs voting for the third reading of the 19th Amendment began at around 10.45 PM.

19th Amendment to the constitution adopted.Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa announces the results of the 3rd reading of the 19th Amendment.Read more :http://goo.gl/gbpLkC

Posted by Newsfirst.lk on Tuesday, April 28, 2015

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