COLOMBO (NewsRadio); Members of Parliament will debate the recent trend of professionals leaving the country due to the economic crisis.
The decision was taken during a Committee on Parliamentary Business meeting held under the patronage of Speaker of House Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena.
Accordingly, the committee has decided to hold Parliament sittings from the 3rd to the 6th of October.
On each Parliament sitting days next week, between 9.30am and 10.30am has been allotted for Questions for Oral Answers. On Tuesday, the 3rd of October, the Civil Procedure Code (Amendment) Bill (Second Reading), Elections (Special Provisions) Bill (Second Reading), Regulations under the Mediation (Special Categories of Disputes) Act and Order under the Judicature Act have been scheduled to be taken up for debate.
On Wednesday, the 4th of October, three Resolutions under the Customs Ordinance (Vide Gazette Extraordinary Nos. 2336/72, 2338/54 & 2341/64), Orders under the Special Commodity Levy Act (Vide Gazette Extraordinary Nos. 2332/14, 2332/53, 2337/16 & 2340/45) and the National Eye Bank Trust of Sri Lanka Bill (Second Reading) will be taken up for debate.
On the 5th of October, the Sri Lanka Ports Authority (Amendment) Bill (Second Reading), Civil Aviation (Amendment) Bill (Second Reading), Regulations under the Civil Aviation Act, Regulations under the Licensing of Shipping Agents, Freight Forwarders, Non-Vessel Operating Common Carriers and Container Operators Act have been scheduled to be taken up for debate.
Furthermore, on the 6th October, the Adjournment Debate on the trend of professionals leaving the country due to the economic crisis will be taken up in Parliament.