This morning, the Legislative Council met for the first time under the chairmanship of Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena.
Some media outlets have reported that new members of the Election Commission will be appointed today, but no word has been spoken regarding the Election Commission today.
It has been learned that discussions have been held regarding how the Legislative Assembly will meet in the future, how decisions will be made, and whether there should be a plenary session.
Lankadeepa newspaper published following news yesterday!
New chief for the Election Commission!
(Sujith Hewajulige and Anjula Mahika Weeraratne)
Parliamentary sources say that new members will be appointed to the Election Commission in the next few days.
In order to take a decision in this regard, the Constituent Assembly is scheduled to meet tomorrow (25) Wednesday under the chairmanship of Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena.
Apart from this, new members are to be appointed for other independent commissions in the next few days.
It is reported that the representatives of the other opposition parties, which are not the main opposition, have not been appointed to the Constituent Assembly and a decision will be taken in this regard during the meeting on Wednesday.
The three civilian representatives for the Constituent Assembly were recently appointed.
The Constituent Assembly was established according to the provisions of the twenty-first constitutional amendment. After the appointment of the new Constituent Assembly, new members should be appointed and re-installed for the independent commissions.