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SOCs in Parliament: Speaker calls for support

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COLOMBO (News 1st) – Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardana announced to the Parliament today (08) that the appointment of 17 Sectoral Oversight Committees to be established in Parliament has been included in the Order Paper of the Parliament to obtain the approval of the House.Furthermore, regarding the committees to be established, the Speaker requested all Parliamentarians to extend necessary support to reach a conclusive decision and to begin its process.Accordingly, approval for incidental matters related to these Sectoral Oversight Committees, and the establishment of the three Committees, the Committee on Banking and Financial Services, the Committee on Economic Stabilization and the Committee on Ways and Means is to be obtained at the meetings of the Committee on Parliamentary Business and the Committee of Selection to be held today (08)..

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