New Vanni parliamentarian to be sworn
[TamilNet, Saturday, 01 January 2011, 16:03 GMT]
Attorney-at-Law Muthaliph Farook of the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress
(SLMC) is to be sworn in as the new parliamentarian for the Vanni electoral district in the Northern Province on January 5. He polled second highest preferential votes in the last general election held on April 8, 2010.
Farook's name was gazetted by the Commissioner of Elections when one parliament y seat fell vacant with the sudden demise of Noordeen Mashoor.
The Sri Lanka Parliament is to meet on January 4 for the first sitting in the New Year 2011.