Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva told reporters today that the Government will not accept the ruling of Speaker Karu Jayasuriya taken in Parliament on the cabinet. Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva was speaking to reporters after the Government walked out of Parliament today.
Speaker Karu Jayasuriya today appointed 12 members to the Parliament Selection Committee (PSC) which included five members of the United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA). The Speaker also named five members from the United National Front (UPF) and one each from the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) and one from the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP). The UPFA however objected to the nominations saying it wants seven members in the PSC.