Provincial Councils endorsed right to information act, Speaker says in statement

Provincial Councils endorsed right to information act, Speaker says in statement

Provincial Councils endorsed right to information act, Speaker says in statement

Written by Staff Writer

23 Mar, 2016 | 9:16 pm

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya, delivering the statement by the president in parliament on Wednesday March 23, announced that the provincial councils had endorsed for the right to information act.

Speaking in parliament, he noted that this bill was referred to provincial councils for the acquisition of their views, and there on, accordingly the provincial councils have expressed their views as follows.

He added ” One, Western Province agreed. Two, North Western agreed. Three Sabaragamuwa agreed, subject to amendments. Four, Central agreed. Five, Eastern agreed. Six, Southern agreed. Seven North Central agreed, subject to amendments. Eight, Uva agreed, Nine, Northern agreed subject to amendment.” 

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