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NCM against PM defeated

4 April 2018 - 409   - 0

The No-Confidence Motion (NCM) on Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was defeated in Parliament a short while ago. 

A total of 76 MPs voted for the motion while 122 voted against it. Twenty-six MPs were not present in the chambers at the time of the vote. 

The vote at 9.30pm today was the culmination of a 12-hour debate that began this morning with many MPs speaking for and against the Motion. 

Pix by Amila Gamage

 

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