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Speaker summons Parliament

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya yesterday, said in a media statement, that Parliament would meet today at 10 am as per the gazette notification issued by President Maithripala Sirisena on Nov, 04 convening the new session of parliament.

All MPs have been informed by the Speaker to attend today’s session.Meanwhile, parliament sources said that the Speaker had summoned a party leaders’ meeting at 8.30 am in his office at the parliamentary complex.

When the House commences sittings, the President is scheduled to deliver his policy speech soon after his proclamation convening the new session is read to the House by the Secretary General of Parliament.