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Director CID informed to make arrangements for Rishad Bathiudeen to attend Parliament if requested

According to the Communications Department of the Sri Lanka Parliament, the Serjeant-at-Arms of the Parliament has informed the Director of the Criminal Investigation Department to make arrangements for MP Rishad Bathiudeen to attend Parliament if requested.

Serjeant-at-Arms Narendra Fernando has directed a letter to the Director of the CID on the instructions of Speaker of Parliament Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena.

If MP Rishad Bathiudeen makes a request to attend the parliamentary sessions, the CID has been instructed to escort him to the Parliament premises at 9.30 am on May 04 and 05.

They have also been urged to ensure compliance with COVID-19 guidelines during the escort process.