Sampanthan replaces Chamal in Constitutional Council

Sampanthan replaces Chamal in Constitutional Council

April 5, 2019   07:36 pm


Parliamentarian R. Sampanthan was nominated to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of MP Chamal Rajapaksa from the membership of the Constitutional Council, at the Council meeting today (05).

The Constitutional Council met this evening in the Parliament chaired by Speaker Karu Jayasuriya.

The Chairman of the Council Speaker Jayasuriya informed the Council on the discussion he held with the National Police Commission (NPC) at the parliament. He stated that the NPC, along with its Chairperson K. W. Ekanayake Karaliyadda, is functioning properly with full membership.

Also, the Office for the Recovery has commenced functioning properly with the full membership, chaired by Dhara Wijetilleke, informed the Speaker. He added that he spoke with them at a discussion held with its Chairperson and the members at the Parliament.

The Constitutional Council is set to meet again before the end of April and it will focus on recommending names for the vacant positions of Chief Justice and Auditor General.

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