Leader of the Opposition MP Sajith Premadasa and Minister of Health Pavithra Wanniarachchi engaged in a heated argument in Parliament today over the newly gazetted COVID-19 preventive regulations.
The argument took place, after MP Premadasa questioned as to why the regulations, such as wearing face masks and social distancing, were not being followed during the on-going Parliament proceedings.
In response, Minister Wanniarachchi said that as per the regulations, the Parliament has not been categorized as a “public place’ in which face masks and social distancing are mandatory. (NewsWire)
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