A special party leaders meeting is scheduled to be held under the leadership of the Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena this morning.
The relevant meeting is scheduled to take place at 9.30 am at the parliament complex.
The Committee on Parliamentary Affairs held a meeting through Zoom Technology yesterday afternoon and three main issues were discussed.
During the discussion, party leaders requested the Speaker to inform the President in writing to immediately appoint the Prime Minister and form a cabinet.
In addition, party leaders have requested the Speaker to take necessary steps to ensure the safety of Members of Parliament and the people of the country.
Meanwhile, MPs Dinesh Gunawardena and Prasanna Ranatunga did not attend the party leadership meeting held yesterday over ‘Zoom’ technology and had informed the Speaker.
It has been informed that due to the resignation of the Prime Minister, the relevant Members of Parliament who served as the Leader of the House and the Government Whip will not attend the party leadership meeting.