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Maithri averts unfair change of Speaker

Maithri averts unfair change of Speaker

President Maithripala Sirisena is reported to have prevented a possible move to oust Speaker of Parliament Chamal Rajapaksa according to a source at the Presidential Secretariat in Colombo.

For there to be a change in the Speaker's position, he must either resign or a no-confidence motion should be brought up against him by the majority of MPs in Parliament.

The seat of the Speaker can also fall vacant upon his death.

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