Bond Commission summons Ministers Malik and Kabir

Bond Commission summons Ministers Malik and Kabir

October 10, 2017   10:12 am

Ministers Malik Samarawickrama and Kabir Hashim have been summoned to appear before the Presidential Commission of Inquiry investigating the treasury bond scam tomorrow (11).

Meanwhile it has been reported that UNP Puttalam District MP Hector Appuhamy, who is a member of the Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE), has been notified to appear before the commission today.

The Centre for Human Rights (CHR) has recently stated that State Enterprises Development Minister Kabir Hashim, who was the minister in charge of state banks at the time, and Minister of Development Strategies and International Trade Malik Samarawickrama, who is alleged to have participated in the first discussion with regard to the issuance of Central Bank treasury bonds in 2015, should also be summoned to testify before the commission. 

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