New members for Committee on Parliamentary Business, appointed

New members for Committee on Parliamentary Business, appointed

New members for Committee on Parliamentary Business, appointed

Written by Zulfick Farzan

21 Jan, 2022 | 6:12 am

COLOMBO (News 1st); Speaker of Parliament Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena announced to the House on Thursday (20) that new members to serve in the Committee on Parliamentary Business were appointed in terms of the provisions of Standing Order 115 of the Parliament and the motion agreed to by Parliament.

Accordingly, the Speaker as the Chair, the Deputy Speaker, the Deputy Chairperson of Committees, the Leader of the House of Parliament, the Leader of the Opposition in Parliament, the Chief Government Whip and the Chief Opposition Whip, and 21 other members were appointed as members of this Committee.

The Speaker nominated 20 Members of Parliament and one more will be appointed in the future.

The names of the Members of Parliament nominated are as follows:

1. Chamal Rajapaksa
2. Nimal Siripala de Silva
3. (Prof.) G. L. Peiris
4. Douglas Devananda
5. Dullas Alahapperuma
6. Wimal Weerawansa
7. Basil Rohana Rajapaksa
8. Mahinda Amaraweera
9. Vasudeva Nanayakkara
10. Prasanna Ranatunga
11. M. U. M. Ali Sabry
12. Gayantha Karunatilleka
13. Rauff Hakeem
14. Anura Dissanayaka
15. Dilan Perera
16. Rishad Bathiudeen
17. R. M. Ranjith Madduma Bandara
18. Mano Ganesan
19. G. G. Ponnambalam
20. M. A. Sumanthiran

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