* President visits Parliament
Wed, Aug 4, 2021, 07:30 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.
Aug 04, Colombo: President Gotabaya Rajapaksa arrived in Parliament today (04) to participate in today’s proceedings, Parliament Communications Department said.
The President arrived in Parliament at around 11.15 a.m. and was escorted to the chamber by the Leader of the House Dinesh Gunawardena along with State Ministers Kanchana Wijesekera and Indika Anuruddha.
The President then entered the Chamber accompanied by the Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa.
The President remained in the House until around 12.00 noon while questions for Oral Answers by the Members were ongoing.
During his stay in the chamber, the President was seen conversing at length with the Prime Minister, the Leader of the House and the Chief Government Whip, Johnston Fernando.