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Emergency approved with a majority of 118 votes

Jan 21, 2011 12:52:23 PM - itnnews.lk

The Extension of the State of Emergency has been passed in Parliament with a majority of 118 votes.

123 members cast their votes in favour of extending the emergency by a further in Parliament today. Only five members voted against the Resolution. Only the vote on the emergency extension was taken up today. It was decided to conduct the debate on the Resolution on another day.