24 November 2016 - 7:32
At the Fifteenth Sitting of the Third Session of the People’s Majlis held today, the Bill on Taxation and Levying of Fees for Passengers Departing from International Airports in Maldives tabled by Hon. Ahmed Rasheed, MP for Gadhdhoo was accepted for consideration with 53 votes in favour. There were 22 votes against and one abstention.
The Bill was sent to the Committee of the Whole House for review.
Twenty members spoke during time allocated for plenary debate on the Bill.
At the beginning of today’s Sitting, the proposal for carrying out the plenary debate under Article 75 (c) of the Regulation Governing the Proceedings of the People’s Majlis was passed with 24 votes in favour, and there were 21 abstentions.