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Appointments to parliament committees: Select Committee meeting on Thursday

By Skandha Gunasekara

The Parliament Select Committee will meet on Thursday (3) to make recommendations for parliament committees such as the Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE).

Leader of the House Minister Dinesh Gunawardena said that the Speaker has summoned a meeting of the Parliament Select Committee on Thursday.

“The Parliament Select Committee will meet on Thursday, soon after the party leaders’ meeting to make recommendations for the Committee on Public Enterpises, Committee on Public Accounts, Committee on Legislations, and a number of other parliamentary committees,” Gunawardena said.

He said that around 10 committees are to be appointed when Parliament meets next.

“The committee, once appointed, will elect their respective chairpersons,” he added.