Aug 16, 2021

Protest against Cabinet reshuffle

State Minister Jayantha Samaraweera states that there is no necessity for a cabinet reshuffle in view of the current situation of the country.

Derana reports that he further stated that all parties should join hands to save the country from the pandemic crisis. 

A special party leaders meeting is scheduled for today (16) to discuss whether parliament should re-convene or not, in the face of a national crisis.

Parliament was scheduled to re-convene from tomorrow (17) till Friday; however, Leader of the House, Dinesh Gunawardene has requested the Speaker to call a meeting of party leaders to decide on the matter.