Parliament Select Committee appointed on Easter Sunday attacks

A Parliament Select Committee was appointed today to investigate incidents related to the Easter Sunday attacks.

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya told Parliament that the seven member committee will be headed by Deputy Speaker Ananda Kumarasiri.

Others in the committee are Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka, Minister of City Planning, Water Supply and Higher Education Rawuff Hakeem, Minister of Power, Energy and Business Development Ravi Karunanayake, MP Kavinda Jayawardana, MP Ashu Marasinghe, MP Jayampathy Wickramaratne and MP M. A. Sumanthiran.

The Select Committee will comprise of 40 parliamentarians including 20 MPs from the ruling party, 13 MPs representing the main Opposition, 05 MPs from the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) and 02 MPs representing the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP).

However the United People’s Freedom Alliance and the Sri Lanka Freedom Alliance said that they will not be part of the Select Committee

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