The two-day Orientation Workshop for Members of Parliament (MP)s began today at the Parliamentary Complex.
Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa was the Chief Guest at the opening session along with Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena.
The Department of Communication of the Parliament of Sri Lanka also launched its journal publication ‘Parliament Sara Sanhitha’ at the Orientation Seminar.
Secretary General of Parliament, Dhammika Dasanayake presented the journal to the Chief guest of the event, Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena, Deputy Speaker of Parliament Ranjith Siyambalapitiya, Deputy Chairperson of Committees Angajan Ramanathan, Leader of the House Dinesh Gunawardena, Chief Government Whip Johnston Fernando and the Chief Opposition Whip Lakshman Kiriella.
The publication was also distributed among the novice MPs attending the Orientation Seminar organized by the Parliament Secretariat.
The Journal consists of journal articles covering a wide range of information with regards to Parliamentary proceedings, traditions, and history. The publication intends to serve as a resource book for the benefit of the novice MPs.