The Well of the Parliament


The Resolution for implementing the Domestic Debt optimisation to restore sovereign debt sustainability was passed by a majority vote in Parliament with amendments today (01).
The Resolution was taken up for debate from 9.30 a.m. to 7.30 p.m., and a vote was held following the debate.

122 votes were received in favour of the resolution, and 62 were cast against it.

Acting on a request by the Prime Minister, Parliament was convened today at 9.30 a.m. as per the Gazette Notification Extraordinary issued by Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardana, in terms
of Standing Order 16 of Parliament.