The government might reconvene parliament, which was dissolved on February 9, on March 9 to extend the state of emergency, Leader of the House Health Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva said yesterday.
A final decision in that regard would be taken at a party leaders’ meeting scheduled for this evening at the Parliament complex, he said.Asked whether the former MPs of the dissolved Parliament could sit again and vote after the dissolution of parliament, the minister answered in the affirmative adding that there was no legal constraint.
No longer at war
The pair of White Tigers from Ziang Jiang Safari
Park in China shifted to their new residence, the Dehiwela Zoo
display enclosure yesterday.
Pic. by Dharmasena Welipitiya
Hakeem’s security to be
The Attorney General, through the Deputy Solicitor General, Indika Demuni de Silva, yesterday told the Supreme Court that the IGP would provide security to the leaders
Beat the heat with water,
Health Ministry tells the public
The Health Ministry advises people to consume more water as the country experiences warm weather conditions. The advice followed medical experts warning the ministry that the ongoing warm weather could lead to...
Listening to the BBC world news broadcast on Thursday night, I heard Sarath...