The ruling Democratic Party (DP) on Monday appointed the heads of 18 standing committees of the 21st National Assembly — excluding the Intelligence Committee — with its own members. After winning a super majority of 176 seats in...
As opposition lawmakers continue their boycott of the Democratic Party-controlled National Assembly, talks resumed Monday to resolve the issue of who will chair a dozen legislative committees, but failed to make progress.
The ruling and opposition parties on Monday agreed to create a panel of lawmakers to determine the makeup of the National Assembly's standing committees — but not the committee chairs, an issue that weeks of negotiations have failed to resolve.
The ruling Democratic Party (DP) said Wednesday it will chair all 18 standing committees of the upcoming National Assembly for its solid majority, igniting a war with the opposition on the eve of the legislature’s new term.