Health minister and cabinet spokesman Dr. Rajitha Senaratne with Attorney General Jayantha Jayasuriya, PC, at the 16th annual scientific sessions of Judicial Medical Officers, at Grand Monarch, Thalawathugoda yesterday.

AG Jayasuriya himself led evidence when Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe testified before the Presidential Commission of Inquiry probing Treasury bond scams on Nov. 20.

(Pic courtesy health ministry)

LG polls gazette: AG to

file motion for early

hearing of petition

Attorney General Jayantha Jayasuriya has agreed to submit a motion calling for the early hearing of the petition filed before the Court of Appeal against the gazette related to local government polls.

The AG’s agreement was announced at the special party leaders’ meeting yesterday evening at the Parliament complex.  He would call for the hearing of the case on Nov 30, party sources said.

 The AG told the party leaders that he would submit his motion on Monday (27).

 The party leaders’ meeting was held with Speaker Karu Jayasuriya presiding at his office. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, came directly from the airport after returning from India, to attend the meeting. Chairman of the Elections Commission Mahinda Deshapriya also attended the meeting.



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