Parliament expected to be dissolved tonight

Parliament expected to be dissolved tonight

Parliament expected to be dissolved tonight

Written by Staff Writer

02 Mar, 2020 | 8:21 am

Colombo (News 1st) – Parliament is expected to be dissolved this evening. President Gotabaya Rajapaksa received powers to dissolve the term of the eighth Parliament at midnight last night.

The Eighth Parliament first convened on the 1st of September in 2015, after the general elections on August 17th.

According to the constitution, the Executive President is legally vested with the powers to dissolve Parliament after a period of four-and-a-half years.

 

 

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