Sri Lankan Government Defeats No-Confidence Motion
|07/11/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
Sri Lanka’s government on Thursday defeated a no-confidence motion in Parliament that accused it of failing to prevent Easter Sunday bomb attacks that killed more than 250 people.
The motion against Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe’s government was defeated by a vote of 119 lawmakers against to 92 in favor. The motion, submitted by the opposition Peoples’ Liberation Party, said the government should not remain in office because it failed to respond to intelligence reports ahead of the attacks by Islamic extremists on three churches and three luxury hotels.
Wickremesinghe’s defeat of the motion is expected to strengthen his hand in his rivalry read more >>>