Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena today announced names of MPs who will serve  on the two-oversight committee of Parliament – the Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) and the Committee on Public Accounts COPA).

Each  Committee will have 22 members with  the Opposition having eight-member while the Government members make up the rest.

The Government members of COPE are Mahinda Amaraweera, Mahindananda Aluthgamge, Rohitha Abeygunawardena, Susil Premjayantha, Jayantha Samaraweera, Dlium Amunugama, Indika Anuruddha Herath, Dr Sarath Weerasekera, D.V Chanaka, Nalaka Godahewa, Ajith Nivard Cabraal, Premnath C Dolawatte, Jagath Pushpakumara  ,  Charitha Herath while the  Opposition members are  Rauff Hakeem , Anura Dissanayake, Patali Champika Ranawaka, , Eran Wickremaratne, Ranajan Ramanayake, Nalin Bandara Jayamaha, S.M Marikkar and  Shanakiyan Rajaputhiran Rasamanickam.

The government members appointed to COPA are Udaya Gammanpila, Duminda Dissanayake, Dayasiri Jayasekera, Lashantha Alagiyawanna,  Dr Sudarshini Fernandopulle, Shehan Semasinghe, Prasanna Ranaweera, , Prof Tissa Vitarana,  Mohamad Muzammil, Prof Ranjith Bandara, Upul Galappaththi, ,  B.Y.G .Rathnasekera, K Kader Masthan, Weerasumana Weerasinghe,  while the Opposition members are  Harin Fernando, Niroshan Perera, Faizal Cassim, Ashok Abeysinghe, Buddhika Pathirana, Sivagnanam Sritharan, , Dr Harini Amarasuriya and  Tissa Attanayake