Public Allowed To Witness Three Day Parliamentary Debate On Constitutional Steering Committee

The pubic is allowed to view the Parliamentary debate on the interim report of the steering committee on the new constitution.

“In terms of clause 11 of the Framework Resolution, the proceedings of the Constitutional Assembly shall be open to the public. Therefore any members of the public who wish to view the debates in the Constitutional Assembly on the 30th and 31st of October and 1st of November 2017 are kindly requested to send their details (names and identity card numbers) to by noon on Friday 27th October in order to arrange clearance,” the Constitutional Assembly blog announced.

The draft Interim Report of the Steering Committee was tabled in Parliament by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, Chairman of the Committee.

The blog also said translations of all the aforesaid political party observations into Sinhala, Tamil and English as necessary, have been done by the Parliamentary Interpreter’s Office and approved by the respective Members  of the Steering Committee.