Sri Lankan president prorogues parliament for a month

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has prorogued the parliament for one month and fixed January 3, 2020 for the commencement of the next session. The parliament should have met on Tuesday, according to the schedule. "The President is constitutionally...

Sri Lankan president prorogues parliament for a month
Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has prorogued the parliament for one month and fixed January 3, 2020 for the commencement of the next session. The parliament should have met on Tuesday, according to the schedule. "The President is constitutionally empowered to do so," officials said.