Namal commends Parliament dissolution

Namal commends Parliament dissolution

Namal Rajapaksa commended the decision by President Maithripala Sirisena to dissolve Parliament last night.

Namal Rajapaksa in a tweet said, true democracy will prevail in the country by letting the public decide on the future of the country.

He said, “President @MaithripalaS did the right thing by dissolving Parliament and calling for a general election. Let the peoples’ voices be heard. That’s what everyone wants.”

President Maithripala Sirisena has dissolved Parliament effective midnight yesterday.

The Extraordinary Gazette containing the proclamation to dissolve Parliament was published by the Government Printer at midnight.

The new Parliament is slated to meet on the 17th of January 2019.

According to the Extraordinary Gazette notification issued by the President, the next General Election will be worked off on the 5th of January 2019 while nominations for the Parliamentary Elections will be accepted from the 19th of November to the 26th of November.