The Speaker, Mahinda Yapa Abeywardana, has officially disclosed the appointment of Co-opted Members under Standing Order 113(2) for the Legislative Standing Committee tasked with the evaluation of the "Sri Lanka Baptist Sangamaya (Incorporation) (Amendment) Bill." The newly nominated members include Vidura Wickramanayaka, Arundika Fernando, Sanath Nishantha, Seyed Ali Zahir Moulana, Buddhika Pathirana, Nimal Lanza, Hector Appuhamy, and Upul Mahendra Rajapaksha.

Furthermore, Seyed Ali Zahir Moulana has been specifically nominated to fill the vacancy resulting from the resignation of Waruna Liyanage. Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardana also announced that Seyed Ali Zahir Moulana, a Member of Parliament, has been nominated to join the Select Committee of Parliament. This committee is dedicated to studying practical problems and challenges related to the preparation for the proposed 'Business Ready (B-READY) Index' in Sri Lanka. This nomination aims to address the vacancy created by the resignation of Hon. Waruna Liyanage, another Member of Parliament from the committee. The Speaker's announcements mark crucial developments in the parliamentary proceedings regarding legislative considerations and committee memberships.

In conclusion, the recent announcements by Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardana regarding the appointment of Co-opted Members for the Legislative Standing Committee and the nomination of Seyed Ali Zahir Moulana for a significant role in the Select Committee represent pivotal steps in the parliamentary proceedings. The inclusion of members such as Vidura Wickramanayaka, Arundika Fernando, Sanath Nishantha, Buddhika Pathirana, Nimal Lanza, Hector Appuhamy, and Upul Mahendra Rajapaksha underscores a diverse and comprehensive representation in the evaluation of the "Sri Lanka Baptist Sangamaya (Incorporation) (Amendment) Bill."

Moreover, the nomination of Seyed Ali Zahir Moulana to address the vacancy in the Select Committee tasked with studying practical issues related to the 'Business Ready (B-READY) Index' reflects the parliamentary commitment to thorough examination and thoughtful recommendations, especially in the wake of resignations.

These developments signal the dedication of the parliamentary body to its responsibilities, ensuring a balanced and informed approach to legislative considerations and committee memberships. The appointments and nominations demonstrate a proactive effort to address vacancies and uphold the efficiency and effectiveness of parliamentary proceedings.