Govt. concealing reality of the Port City Bill-AKD

2021-05-04 at 19:16

The Leader of the JVP Anura Kumara Dissanayake says the government is attempting to conceal the reality of the Colombo Port City Economic Commission Bill to the public.

The Parliamentarian speaking at a media briefing today said the Port City Bill which was presented to Parliament on the 8th of January brought about many negative impacts on the country.

He noted when a Bill was being considered before the Supreme Court it was customary to observe its Constitutionality.

The MP said the public has the responsibility to evaluate the economic and political effects of the Bill.

The party leader noted that a broad discussion on the Bill should be held taking public opinion into consideration.

MP Dissanayake claimed it was evident that the Colombo Port City Economic Commission Bill will lead to a harmful outcome adding the procedure should be carried out with more transparency.