Jul 05, 2021

No confidence motion filed against Gammanpila for debate on 19 and 20 July

The Committee on Parliamentary Business chaired by Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena has decided to convene Parliament for 4 days starting from 06th to the 09th of July.

Meanwhile it has been decided that the motion of no confidence against Minister Udaya Gammanpila will be taken up for debate in parliament on July 19 and 20.

On June 16, several Members of Parliament representing the Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) signed a 10-point motion of no confidence against Energy Minister Udaya Gammanpila, citing the recent ‘arbitrary’ increase in fuel prices.