Oct 03, 2017

President, PM to mark 70 years of parliamentary democracy Featured

President Maithripala Sirisena and prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will attend a special session of parliament starting at 2.30 pm today (03) to celebrate 70 years of parliamentary democracy in Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka’s parliament first met on 14 October 1947, and it is the oldest of its kind in Asia.

The premier and opposition leader R. Sampanthan will present a proposal to wish for a further strengthening of democratic traditions, supremacy of the law and prosperity for the country.

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