Further consideration of petitions against Port City Commission Bill begins

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The fourth consecutive day of further consideration of petitions filed against the Colombo Port City Economic Commission Draft Bill commenced in the Supreme Court this morning.

The petitions are called before a five-member bench consisting of Chief Justice Jayantha Jayasuriya, and Supreme Court Judges Buwaneka Aluvihare, Priyantha Jayawardena, Murdu Fernando, and Janak de Silva.

When the petitions were called yesterday, making submissions on behalf an interim petition filed by Secretary to the President, Dr. P.B. Jayasundera, President’s Counsel Romesh De Silva considering the petitions stated that the main objective of this Bill is the national economic development.

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