Aug 03, 2020

CC to meet today

The Constitutional Council is to meet today (03) at the Speaker's Residence.

The meeting, chaired by former Speaker of the 8th Parliament - Karu Jayasuriya, will also be joined by PM Mahinda Rajapaksa, former opposition leader - Sajith Premadasa and other members and other members of the council.

Secretary General of Parliament and the Secretary to the Constitutional Council Dhammika Dasanayake stated that vacancies in several Independent Commissions along with a follow up evaluation of the commissions are scheduled to be conducted during the meeting.

He also said that discussions will also be held regarding the filling of vacancies in the Office of the Human Rights Commission and the Public Service Commission and the Office for Reparation.

Furthermore, quarterly progress reports submitted by the Finance Commission, the Delimitation Commission, the Audit Service Commission, and the National Commission will be evaluated, he further added.