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Parliament discussing the flood situation

Feb 8, 2011 4:46:41 AM - itnnews.lk

An adjournment Motion will be tabled in parliament today with regard to the disaster situation.

The Parliament Secretariat said that the Parliament will be convened at 1.00 p.m. today. Earlier the sessions were expected to begin at 1.30 p.m. The session will continue till 8.30 p.m. It was decided postpone the debate on the Emergency Regulations at the meeting of the Party Leaders until Thursday. However a Motion will be presented in Parliament today to extend the state emergency for one more month. The vote in this connection will be held this evening. A special debate on the Adjournment Motion regarding the disaster situation in Sri Lanka will be held from 6.30 to 8.30 p.m. Several orders on Import and Export Act will also be tabled in Parliament today.