Oct 22, 2020

20th Amendment passed in Parliament

The 20th Amendment to the Constitution was passed in Parliament Thursday (22) night with a 2/3 majority.

156 members voted in favour of the amendment while 65 members voted against it.

Opposition MPs Diana Gamage, Ishaq Rahuman, M. Raheem, Nasir Ahmed, Mohomed Harris, Faizal Cassim, Aravind Kumar and MS Thowfeek who voted for the Bill in the second reading, voted in support again during the third reading.

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