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Parliament proceedings disrupted

Nov 11, 2010 5:02:22 AM - itnnews.lk

The Parliament proceedings have been disrupted due to torrential rains.

The Parliament complex is currently under three feet of water. Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa inspected the area from a boat. Thereafter he has decided not to convene the Parliament sessions scheduled for 1.00 p.m. today. It was decided to convene a meeting of party leaders at 12.00 noon to discuss the action to be taken. Leader of the House Senior Assistant Secretary Prabhath Chandrakeerthi said that after the party leaders meeting the Speaker is scheduled to make an assessment and announce whether parliament sessions would be held tomorrow and day after.