MP Charitha Herath has been reelected as the Chairman of the Committee on Public Enterprises (CoPE), following a term serving in the position earlier.
The CoPE was convened today for the first time since the commencement of the second sitting of the 09th Parliament. Minister Sarath Weerasekara nominated MP Herath for the Chairmanship of the CoPE and seconded by MP Susil Premajayantha.
Ministers Mahinda Amaraweera, Mahindananda Aluthgamage, Rohitha Abeygunawardena and Dr. Sarath Weerasekara, State Ministers Jayantha Samaraweera, D.V. Chanaka, Indika Anuruddha and Dr. Nalaka Godahewa and MPs Rauf Hakeem, Susil Premajayanth, Anura Kumara Dissanayake, Patali Champika Ranakawa, Jagath Pushpakumara, Dr. Harsha De Silva, Eran Wickramarathna, Nalin Bandara Jayamaha, S.M. Marikkar, Premnath C. Dolawatta, Shanakiyan Rasamaniccam, Madhura Withanage and Sagara Kariyawasam attend as members of the CoPE.
Meanwhile, MP Tissa Vitharana has been elected as the Chairman of the Committee on Public Accounts (CoPA).