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The National Council has appointed members for the two sub-committees that were decided to be appointed in the first meeting of the Council.
The second meeting of the National Council was chaired by Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena at the Parliament Complex on Thursday (06).
The two sub-committees have been appointed to ‘determine the general priorities of the Parliament in relation to the formulation of short, medium and long-term national policies, and to reach agreement on the short and medium-term programs related to economic stabilization.
The members of the sub-committee for identification of priorities in the short, medium, and long-term national policy formulation are Minister Naseer Ahmed, Members of Parliament Pavitra Vanniarachchi, Sagara Kariyawasam, Vajira Abeywardena, Asanka Navaratne, Mano Ganesan, Rohitha Abeygunawardena, Ali Sabri Rahim, Palani Digambaram, Rauf Hakeem, Namal Rajapakse, Johnston Fernando, and A. L. M. Ataullah.
The members of the sub-committee for identifying short and medium-term programs related to economic stabilization are Ministers Tiran Alas and Naseer Ahmed, State Minister Sisira Jayakodi, Members of Parliament Sivanesathurai Chandrakanthan, Vajira Abeywardena, Asanka Navaratne, Risad Badiuddin, Palani Digambaram, Patali Champika Ranawaka, M. Rameswaran, Mano Ganesan, and A. L. M. Ataullah.
The National Council has decided to meet the members of the two sub-committees today (07).
The National Council meets under the chairmanship of the Speaker, while the Prime Minister, the Leader of the House, the Chief Government Whip, the Leader of the Opposition, and the Chief Opposition Whip are its members.
In addition, the National Council, which was established according to a motion moved to Parliament by Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena, consists of MPs representing Parliament from recognized political parties. (NewsWire)
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