Dr. Sarath Weerasekara voted against it and Ajith Kumara abstained.
Ten parliamentarians were absent.
“This is a historical moment. We thank the President, Speaker, Opposition Leader, every parliamentarian and everyone who supported this.” concluding the vote, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said.
“We are happy to be a part of this. We also expect the Election Reforms to follow.” Opposition Leader Nimal Siripala De Silva said.