Saturday, November 07, 2009

Emergency extended by further month

Parliament this afternoon (Nov. 06) extended the state of emergency by a further month.

The motion for the extension was passed with a majority of 78 votes, with 95 votes in favour and 17 against.

The TNA and the SLMC opposed, while the UNP and JVP were absent at the vote.

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