The no-confidence (NCM) motion in contradiction of Minister Rishad Bathiudeen would be taken up on June 18 and 19, Speaker Karu Jayasuriya informed Parliament yesterday (23).
There was a tense situation reported in the parliament over the delay of the NCM debate and several MPs started to question why the parliament is not taking any necessary steps.
The NCM was handed over by the opposition with 66 signatures. UNP Muslim MPs stated that there were against the NCM but a few Muslim MPs are in favor.
Meanwhile, Minister Rishad Bathiudeen mentioned that he is ready to resign if proven guilty.