The Parliament is prorogued – new session will commence in January

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President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has issued the extra ordinary gazette notification to prorogue the Parliament. This is in accordance with the constitution.

Parliament has been prorogued with effect from last night and the relevant Gazette notification has been sent to Government Printer.

The Gazette notification comprising the President’s proclamation proroguing Parliament was issued by Secretary to the President Dr. P.B.Jayasundera. Accordingly, the Parliament will be convened on January 3, 2020 at 10 a.m.

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