The President would deliver the statement at 2.15 pm. The Adjournment Motion debate that is to commence in the morning on May 10 would last until 6.30 pm the same day.
The demand to debate the President’s Policy Statement was made by Joint Opposition Parliamentary Group Leader Dinesh Gunawardena and the Party Leaders agreed accordingly.
The Party Leaders also decided to hold the sittings on May 9, 10 and 11. Debates on several acts is decided to be held on May 9 while the Audit Act debate will be taken on May 11. (Daily News)