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The 2nd session of 8th parliament will commence on the 8th of May.

The 2nd session of 8th parliament will commence on the 8th of May. The first session commenced on 2nd September 2015. This session was terminated through a special gazette notification issued by the President on the 12th of April 2018. The gazette notification also highlighted the date of commencement of 2nd parliamentary session which is scheduled to commence on the 8th of May. The Deputy General Secretary of the Parliament Neil Iddawela said this will not make any adverse impact on the government since there are no standing orders or any amendments to be tabled during this period. President Maithripala Sirisena issued this gazette notification as per the powers vested with him under the 70th clause of the constitution.