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Parliament to honour late political veteran R. Sampanthan tomorrow (July 03)

July 02, Colombo (LNW): The remains of distinguished politician and former Tamil National Alliance (TNA) Leader R. Sampanthan will be brought to Parliament tomorrow (03).

His body will lie in state in the Assembly Hall of Parliament from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm on July 03, allowing members and staff to pay their respects.

The Committee on Parliamentary Business decided yesterday to bring R. Sampanthan’s remains to Parliament on July 03, Secretary General of Parliament Kushani Rohanadeera announced.

Consequently, Parliamentary sittings will not be held on that day, she added.

Additionally, the Secretary General stated that the Committee on Parliamentary Business has resolved to present only a special statement from the President regarding the Resolution for the Implementation of External Debt Restructuring Agreements.

The debate on the related resolution, initially scheduled for today, will not take place.

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