Government party MP’s and Ministers barred from leaving the country


It has been decided that Government MPs and Ministers will not be permitted to travel overseas during the budget season.  

Minister Gayantha Kaurnatilleke told our news team that the Prime Minister had also instructed Ministers carry out their official duties while remaining within parliament grounds during the budget debate period.

A special discussion will be held between President Maitripala Sirisena and the SLFP parliamentary group today.

The meeting is scheduled to be held at the presidential secretariat at 4 p.m. today.

Special attention will be focused on the budget during the discussion.