Constitutional Council to convene tomorrow

October 11, 2018

Speaker of House Karu Jayasuriya has informed Parliament that the Constitutional Council will convene at noon tomorrow to make a decision regarding the appointment of a new Chief Justice.

The official term of present Chief Justice Priyasad Dep is scheduled to expire tomorrow.

Meanwhile Parliament has approved the three representatives of civil organization named as members of the Constitutional Council.

Accordingly Professor Jayantha Dhanapala, Yusuf Ahmed Javed and N Selvakkumaran have been appointed to the Constitutional Council.