The second session of the 9th Parliament is scheduled to commence today (18) under the patronage of President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa.
Accordingly, the President is scheduled to address the House at 10.00 am today.
It is said that the opening ceremony of this year’s Parliamentary session has been planned in a very simple manner.
The event will be attended by a number of distinguished guests including Ambassadors.
Traditionally, after the President’s throne speech today where he mentions the Government’s policy statement, the House will be adjourned today.