Nov 29, 2018

Motion seeking budget cuts to PM office passed

The motion seeking to cut off budgetary allocations to the Prime Minister's Office was passed in parliament a short while ago.

The motion was passed with 123 votes in favour of it with no votes cast against it.

The electronic vote was conducted but several MPs who were unable to cast their electronic vote, expressed their vote verbally.

Speaker suspended parliament until 10.30am tomorrow (Nov 30).

Today's parliament sitting was boycotted by government parliament MPs except Wijedasa Rajapaksa. Ven. Athuraliye Rathana Thera too attended the sitting as an independent MP.

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