Adjournment debate on 20-A begins tomorrow

srilanka_parliament-8The adjournment debate on the 20th Amendment to the Constitution will begin tomorrow and will be held over two days, United National Party (UNP) MP Ajith Perera said.

The MP said that the debate will be held tomorrow evening and on Wednesday following a request put forward by the party leaders.

He said that by holding an adjournment debate the true position of all the political parties on the 20th Amendment to the Constitution will be revealed.

Ajith Perera said that once the position of the political parties is clear, then changes can be made to the 20th Amendment, if required.

The MP said that the Government had proposed that the debate take place only tomorrow but some political parties had wanted more time and so it was greed to hold the adjournment debate tomorrow and on Wednesday.

He also said that following the adjournment debate the Government will be in a position to decide on its stand over the 20th Amendment and if any changes need to be made. (Colombo Gazette)