20th Amendment passed with 2/3 majority

20th Amendment passed with 2/3 majority

20th Amendment passed with 2/3 majority

The second reading of the 20th Amendment to the Constitution passed with a 2/3 majority in Parliament. 156 Voted in favour while 65 voted against the proposed 20th Amendment.

A division was taken using the electronic voting system at around 7.40 pm today while Ministers of Paliament who were unable to use the electronic system gave their vote verbally.

The result of the vote was read out before the House by Speaker Mr. Mahinda Yapa Abeywardana after tallying.

Several opposition Ministers of Paliament including Dayana Gamage of the Samagi Jana Balawegaya as well as certain Ministers of Paliament of the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress and the All Ceylon Makkal Congress reportedly voted in favour of the bill.

Former President and current Sri lanka podujana peramuna parliamentarian Mr. Maithripala Sirisena was absent during the vote.

The Second Reading vote will be followed by the Committee Stage Discussions with the final vote set to take place tonight.

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” If COVID-19 is spreading in your community, stay safe by taking some simple precautions, such as physical distancing, wearing a mask, keeping rooms well ventilated, avoiding crowds, cleaning your hands, and coughing into a bent elbow or tissue. Check local advice where you live and work. Do it all! “

 

 

 

 

 

20th Amendment passed with 2/3 majority

The second reading of the 20th Amendment to the Constitution passed with a 2/3 majority in Parliament. 156 Voted in favour while 65 voted against the proposed 20th Amendment.

A division was taken using the electronic voting system at around 7.40 pm today while Ministers of Paliament who were unable to use the electronic system gave their vote verbally. 

The result of the vote was read out before the House by Speaker Mr. Mahinda Yapa Abeywardana after tallying. 

Several opposition Ministers of Paliament including Dayana Gamage of the Samagi Jana Balawegaya as well as certain Ministers of Paliament of the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress and the All Ceylon Makkal Congress reportedly voted in favour of the bill.

Former President and current Sri lanka podujana peramuna parliamentarian Mr. Maithripala Sirisena was absent during the vote. 

The Second Reading vote will be followed by the Committee Stage Discussions with the final vote set to take place tonight. 

See more articles – https://21newslk.com/2020/10/22/uk-pm-boris-johnson-forces-manchester-into-tougher-lockdown/

” If COVID-19 is spreading in your community, stay safe by taking some simple precautions, such as physical distancing, wearing a mask, keeping rooms well ventilated, avoiding crowds, cleaning your hands, and coughing into a bent elbow or tissue. Check local advice where you live and work. Do it all! “

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