Parliament

Reconvene parliament, carry out more tests to contain COVID-19 in Sri Lanka, ex-legislators say in live online session
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Taken from - economynext Select members of Sri Lanka’s dissolved parliament shared their views on the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic today in an unofficial “online parliamentary session” hosted by a Colombo-based private think tank. Among the issues discussed were the government’s...
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Sri Lanka hereditary legislators may top the House of Lords
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Taken from - economynext Out of 225 members of Sri Lanka’s parliament, 102 members are from political families, whose ancestors of close relatives have also been in the house, a legislator has said, which if correct, tops the hereditary peers...
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A Look Back at Manthri.lk: Are Politicians keeping their promises?
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Image Credits : Groundviews Featured on - Readme.lk By - Mahesh De Andrado We initially took a look at Manthri.lk back in 2014. At the time, it was a platform used to analyze and summarize the work done by each...
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Sri Lanka parliament committee slams failures in public finance management
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Taken from economynext A Sri Lankan parliamentary committee overseeing public spending has criticised the finance ministry for delays and inadequacies in providing information, and said that alteration in budget proposals owing to faulty estimates are failures of public finance management....
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THIRTEEN MPs MUM IN 2018
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Taken from DailyNews By Disna Mudalige Thirteen MPs had not spoken during Parliamentary debates last year, a statistical analysis by ‘Manthri.lk’ website revealed. The website said its claim was based on Parliament Hanzard reports from January to December last year....
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