Govt. agrees for parliamentary debate on Oslo peace talks

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 03 December 2002, 15:07 GMT]
The ruling United National Front (UNF) Tuesday agreed for a two-day debate on the peace talks now being held abroad between the Government of Sri Lanka (GOSL) and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE). This decision was taken at a meeting of the leaders of political parties represented in Sri Lanka parliament presided by the Speaker Mr.Joseph Michael Perera, sources said.

The proposed debate is scheduled to take place during the third week of January next year.

The leader of the opposition Mr.Mahinda Rajapakse made a request for the two day parliamentary debate when the Prime Minister Mr.Ranil Wickremasinghe made a special statement on the Oslo Aid Summit held on November 25 in which more than twenty countries including United States of America and United Kingdom participated.

Meanwhile the party leaders agreed for a three-hour debate on December 9th regarding northeast situation, parliamentary sources said. This decision was taken at the party leaders' meeting on a request by the opposition leader Rajapakse.

 

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