Sri Lanka: First Session Of 8th Parliament To Begin Tuesday


The First Session of the 8th Parliament of Sri Lanka will begin Tuesday.

The First Session of the Parliament will be inaugurated under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena.

The first activity in the Parliament tomorrow morning would be to appoint the Speaker of the House. After that the newly appointed Speaker will take his oaths.

Subsequent to that, the newly elected MPs will take their oaths before the Speaker of the House.

The Deputy Speaker and the Deputy Chairman of Committees will be appointed respectively.

President Maithripala Sirisena is to make a special statement addressing the First Session of the 8th Parliament.

The first party leaders’ meeting will also be held Tuesday.

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