No Faith Motion on FM; Course of action will be announced on Thursday: Speaker


Speaker Karu Jaysuriya has informed Parliament that the future course of action with regard to the no-faith motion submitted by the Joint Opposition against Foreign Minister Karunanayake would be announced on Thursday.

He was responding to a question raised by Parliamentarian Wimal Weerawanse.  He added that there were some legal issues pertaining to the motion and its content and the matter had been referred to the Attorney General. .

Speaker Jayasuriya said: I would let you know the reason on Thursday. I have received the motion. It is sub judice as the matter is being investigated in the Presidential Commission, too. I need to consult the Attorney General in this regard.

When the response of the Attorney General is conveyed to me I will decide what can be done with regard to the motion and let you know.




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