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Sign language window during 2022 Budget debate approved

The Committee on Parliamentary Business chaired by Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena has decided to approve providing simultaneous sign language interpretation during the 2022 Budget Debate in consideration of the Hearing-Impaired Community.

This decision was made yesterday (22) as announced by the Secretary-General of Parliament Dhammika Dasanayake.

The matter proposed by the Speaker was taken up at the Committee on Parliamentary Business to which approval was granted for a simultaneous sign language window broadcasted parallel to the live telecast during the Budget Debate due to be held in Parliament.