Name list of elected members published in gazette notification: Govt Printer

Name list of elected members published in gazette notification: Govt Printer

Name list of elected members published in gazette notification: Govt Printer

Written by Staff Writer

21 Aug, 2015 | 9:08 am

The Government Press has said that the name list of the ministers elected into parliament has been published in a gazette notification.

Head of the Government Press, Gamini Fonseka, said that steps were taken on Thursday night to gazette the names of the 196 elected MPs after placing the signature of the Elections Commissioner, Mahinda Deshapriya.

The preliminary steps of establishing a government were taken after the names of the 196 elected MPs and the names of the 29 MPs from the National List were gazetted with the approval of the Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya.

The selection and appointment of the new cabinet took place after. Meanwhile, the new parliament is to convene on September 1.

In the meantime, the Elections Secretariat has said that the names of ministers for the National List must be presented within a period of one week from the day the results of the general election were released.

Additional Elections Commissioner R.M.A.L. Rathnayaka said that the general secretaries of the leading parties must thus present the names of same.

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