You are here:: In Parliament Oral Q and A Oral Questions - Friday 26th June 2009
 
 

Oral Questions - Friday 26th June 2009

AddThis Social Bookmark Button

QUESTIONS FOR ORAL ANSWERS

To be raised by the Hon. Ravi Karunanayake when
Parliament meets on Friday 26th June 2009


1.    0063/’09
Hon. Ravi Karunanayake – to ask the Minister of Irrigation and Water Management and Minister of Ports and Aviation, –

(a)    Is he aware that benefits had been given to aircrafts and ships for registering in Sri Lanka on budget, which came into operation on 01.01.2008?


(b)    Will he inform this House, –

(i)    separately, the ships and aircrafts that were registered up to 31.12.2007;

(ii)    separately, the ships and aircrafts that were registered after the benefits given;

(iii)    the loss of revenue in doing so; and

(iv)    the benefits we have accrued owing to the benefits of registering for ‘Flag or Convenience’?


(c)    Will he state –

(i)    the name of the owners and their shareholders of the ships and aircrafts that were registered after the benefits been given; and

(ii)    the reason for not been able to attract more than this level of progress


(d)    If not, why?

Answer:

The Hon. Dinesh Gunawardena, Chief Government Whip requested for a period of One month to submit answers to the above questions.



2.    0064’09
Hon. Ravi Karunanayake – To ask the Minister of Industrial Development –

(a)    Will he inform this House, –

(i)    the number of salt producing companies in Sri Lanka;

(ii)    their locations and production capacity; and

(iii)    the names of the owners of these companies?



(b)    Will he state, –

(i)    the demand of salt in Sri Lanka for the last 20 years per year basis;

(ii)    the total import of salt to Sri Lanka for the last 10 years per year basis; and

(iii)    the rupee value of above imports for the last 5 years?



(c)    If not, why?

Answer:

The Hon. Dinesh Gunawardena, Chief Government Whip requested for a period of two weeks to submit answers to the above questions.