Handunnetti re-elected COPE Chairman
June 7, 2018 05:15 pm
JVP Parliamentarian Sunil Handunnetti has been reappointed as the Chairman of the Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE).
His name was reportedly proposed by UPFA MP Dayasiri Jayasekara and seconded by UPFA MP Lakshman Seneviratne.
He had also served as Chairman of the previous committee until it was dissolved due to the proroguing of parliament on April 12, 2018.
“We unanimously re-elected JVP MP Sunil Handunnetti as Chairman of COPE of Parliament. He did a good job thus far and wish him luck for even a better job in the remaining term of this Parliament. All parties except JO members present at COPE,” State Minister Harsha de Silva tweeted.
Meanwhile Deputy Minister Lasantha Alagiyawanna has been unanimously elected as Chairman pf the Public Accounts Committee (PAC).