The government today (4) said that a decision has been made to postpone the passing of two Local Government Bills in the House.
Local Government and Provincial Councils Minister A.L.M. Athaullah told parliament that the debate on the two bills will be carried out today.
The Minister said that more time was needed to debate the bill and to introduce more amendments.
The two bills presented for debate in parliament today were the Local Authorities (Special Provisions) Bill and the Local Authorities (Amendment) Bill.