Bond Commission’s term extended by 6 more weeks
October 23, 2017 06:51 pm
The official term of the Presidential Commission of Inquiry, appointed to investigation the issuance of treasury bonds, has been extended by 6 weeks for the submission of final reports.
Lat week the commission had requested the President to extend its term as the recording evidence which commenced on January 27 was completed on October 17.
Hearings had been carried out on 120 days with 63 witnesses giving evidence before the Commission.
President Maithripala Sirisena appointed the Presidential Commission of Inquiry to investigate and report on the Central Bank bond issue on January 27, 2017.
The Commission is headed by Supreme Court Judge, Justice K.T. Chithrasiri and comprised of two other members, namely, Supreme Court Judge P.S. Jayawardena and Rtd. Deputy Auditor General K. Velupillai.