Parliament to sit in July

National, Normal

The National, Thursday 30th May 2013

 PARLIAMENT rose yesterday and will resume in the first week of July.

Leader of government business James Marape moved that parliament be suspended for five weeks and resume on Tuesday, July 9 at 2pm.

The last sitting saw the amendment to the Criminal Code Act, presentations of first quarter ministerial reports and the tabling of various papers.

The session also saw three members of the Opposition cross to the floor of the Government ranks.

The Government assured the country that it would work towards implementing various policies and projects aimed at fighting corruption, addressing law and order problems and enhancing economic growth with the confirmation of exploration in the Gulf Elk Antelope Gas project.