Several Committees in Parliament will meet on Monday (09)

Several Committees in Parliament will meet on Monday (09)

Several Committees in Parliament will meet on Monday (09)

Written by Zulfick Farzan

09 Nov, 2020 | 1:09 pm

Colombo (News 1st);  The Committee on Parliamentary Business will meet at 02:00 PM on Monday, under the patronage of Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena.

The meeting will be attended by the leaders of the political parties represented in Parliament.

A senior parliamentary official said the budget will most likely be discussed at the meeting.

Further, the first session of the Committee on Public Finance was to commence on Monday (09) afternoon, in order select a new Chairman from among its membership.

Recently, a motion was passed in Parliament to select the Chairman of the Committee on Public Finance based on majority consent.

87 votes were cast in favor, while only 17 votes were cast against it.

In addition, the Committee on High Posts will meet at 03:00 PM on Monday under the patronage of the Speaker.

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