The Speaker emphasizes that the security of the country as well as the parliament has been ensured

Share Button

Speaker Karu Jayasooriya said in Parliament yesterday that he has paid his full attention on the security of parliament. The security of the country has been ensured.

Expressing his views leader of the House minister Lakshman Kiriella said that only one more person is to be arrested in connection with the recent attacks.

Provisions under the strategic Development Projects were debated in parliament yesterday. Taking part in the debate minister Mallik Samarawickrema said that a project related to the Beira Lake would be implemented under this. 340 million dollars will be spent on the project.

A steel factory will commence in Trincomalee with an investment of one billion dollar. Minister Samarawickrema said that Easter attack severely affected the country and the Tourism industry.

Therefore a programme to provide a relief for those who are engaged in the Tourism Industry will be implemented in the future.

State Minister Niroshan Perera said that action should be taken to ensure security of the country without party differences.

MP Lakshman Yapa Abeywardhana said that those investments are important to the country. MP Harshana Raja Karuna said that the Opposition should help to restore normalcy in the country. He said that the opposition parliamentarians are engaged in politics at schools despite the government has ensured security of schools.

Share Button

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *