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President Nominates Members To Two Commissions

May 9, 2011 2:01:00 PM - thesundayleader.lk

President Mahinda Rajapaksa has nominated members for the Bribery and Public Service Commissions.

The Government Information Department has said the President has made the nominations and that the Parliament Council would meet this Thursday to give its observations on the nominations made by the President.

The President had nominated names to the two commissions in accordance with the 18th Amendment and the powers vested in him.

In February this year, Rajapaksa nominated the chairman and members of the Human Rights Commission in February which was later approved by the Parliamentary Council.

The independent commissions that are to be appointed with the recommendation of the Parliament Council are the Election Commission, Public Service Commission, National Police Commission, Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka, Permanent Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery and Corruption, Finance Commission and Delimitation Commission.