The Speaker had said that the President has been given the powers to convene parliament under the democratic structure.
Jayasuriya had noted that while he would intervene to protect parliamentary democracy, no one would be allowed to act against the constitution.
Yesterday a letter was handed over to the Speaker with 118 signatures, urging him to reconvene parliament expeditiously.
The UNP, JVP, TNA and SLMC party representatives had attended this meeting.
The request by the 118 MPs
During a meeting with party leaders at the Parliamentary complex last afternoon (02), the Speaker said President Sirisena had notified him that he would convene parliament on the 7th.
But, what the Speaker had said was that the President had told him he would convene parliament on the 7th but he had not issued a gazette notification in this regard.
However, the Speaker said that he believed and hoped that parliament would be reconvened on the 7th.