Emergency Regulations extended

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 10 June 1998, 23:59 GMT]
Emergency Regulations were extended for another month in the Sri Lankan Parliament today. 109 MPs voted for the extension and 87 voted against.

The MPs of the United National Party (UNP), Tamil United Liberation Front (TULF), Sri Lanka Progressive Front (SLPF), People's Liberation Organisation of Tamil Eelam (PLOTE) voted against the extension, said sources.

The MPs of the Ceylon Workers Congress (CWC), Eelam Peoples Democratic Party (EPDP) and Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) voted for the extension along with the governing party MPs.

 

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