Sri Lanka to amend parliamentary laws

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COLOMBO, Oct 4 (APP/Xinhua): Sri Lanka’s Speaker of Parliament Karu
Jayasuriya on Wednesday said that Sri Lanka would soon amend its parliamentary laws to fall in line with the best international practices.
Addressing the 8th conference of the Association of SAARC Speakers
and Parliamentarians in Colombo (ASSP), Jayasuriya said that Sri Lanka
hoped to make its parliamentary mechanism more effective and efficient.
He said the national government would also soon introduce a new
constitution to benefit all communities.
The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) is a
regional intergovernmental organization whose member are Afghanistan,
India, Pakistan, Maldives, Bhutan, Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.
The ASSP Conference was held as the Sri Lankan Parliament celebrated
its 70th anniversary.