Mandates of parliamentary committees under review

Mandates of parliamentary committees under review

Sources of the Parliament of Sri Lanka say that the mandates of the Financial Oversight Committees (FOCs) and the Sectoral Oversight Committees (SOCs) are under review. Sri Lanka Parliament sources say that there are overlaps in the mandates of the Financial Oversight Committees (FOCs) and the Sectoral Oversight Committees (SOCs). MPs say that the overlaps…

Sri Lanka Must Prioritize Electoral Reforms and Democracy by Holding Local Government Elections

Sri Lanka Must Prioritize Electoral Reforms and Democracy by Holding Local Government Elections

The People’s Action for Free and Fair Elections (PAFFREL) has expressed its disappointment over the Sri Lankan government’s inaction in holding the Local Government Elections, which have been delayed for over eight months without a clear justification. In a letter to Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena, PAFFREL noted that the Election Commission had already received Rs….