Opposition leaders to meet Speaker Monday

[TamilNet, Friday, 25 June 2004, 20:17 GMT]
Leaders of opposition parties, United National Party (UNP), Tamil National Alliance (TNA), Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC), Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU), Ceylon Workers Congress (CWC) and Upcountry Peoples Front (UPF) are to meet the Speaker Mr.W.J.M.Lokkubandara Monday before discussing the strategy to adopt to present a co-ordinated front to the actions of the ruling minority UPFA government when the parliament meets on July 20, sources said.

Leaders of the common opposition at their last meeting held on Wednesday decided to take control of the ministerial consultative committees.

Two representatives of each party in the opposition will be appointed to these ministerial committees. T

hey also decided to meet once in two week regularly and prepare the agenda on parliamentary affairs, party sources said.

 

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