Prof Vitarana did not vote for emergency

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MP Prof. Tissa Vitarana has not voted for the resolution under the Public Security Ordinance, Secretary General of Parliament Dhammika Dasanayake said yesterday (28).

Dasanayake has confirmed, in a letter that Prof. Vitarana has not voted for the resolution with regard to the Proclamation on the state of emergency declared by the Acting President under the Public Security Ordinance which was debated and approved in Parliament on Wednesday (27).

The Secretary General has stated that, according to the electronic voting records available in Parliament, related to Wednesday’s (27) voting, Prof. Vitarana has not voted for the resolution under the Public Security Ordinance.

This letter has been forwarded in accordance to a request made by Prof. Vitharana to the Secretary General as it appeared in some media that the MP had voted in favour of the resolution under the Public Security Ordinance.