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Parliement's second extraordinary sitting

Summary
  • Motion to extend state of emergency passes
  • 43 MPs not needed to vote on state of emergency
  • "40 MPs in attendance"

1 year ago

18:21

Humaam Ali

Motion to extend state of emergency passes

The motion to extend the state of emergency to 30 days has passed.

1 year ago

18:14

Humaam Ali

43 MPs not needed to vote on state of emergency

Speaker Abdulla Maseeh says an attendence of 43 MPs is not needed to vote on extending the state of emergency.

1 year ago

18:04

Aishath Shaany

"40 MPs in attendance"

PPM parliamentary group leader MP Ahmed Nihan has said that 40 MPs are in attendance, despite what was announced at the beginning 

 

1 year ago

17:55

Humaam Ali

Debate on national security committee's report

One hour has been given for MPs to debate the parliament's national security committee report on extending the state of emergency.

Only two MPs spoke during the debate: Kelaa MP Ali Arif and Fonadhoo MP Abdulla Abdul Raheem.

1 year ago

17:51

Humaam Ali

Extraordinary sitting has begun

37 MPs in attendance.

1 year ago

17:41

Humaam Ali

Parliament's second extraordinary sitting

Parliament will be holding its second extraordinary sitting this evening, to vote on extending the state of emergency, as requested by President Abdulla Yameen.

1 year ago

Aishath Shaany

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Humaam Ali

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18:21
Motion to extend state of emergency passes
18:14
43 MPs not needed to vote on state of emergency
18:04
"40 MPs in attendance"
17:55
Debate on national security committee's report
17:51
Extraordinary sitting has begun
17:41
Parliament's second extraordinary sitting