Prime Minister explains with regard to Central bank transfers
The Speaker of the House Karu Jayasuriya adjourned the Parliament for ten minutes this afternoon due to a tense situation arose at the Parliament.
The situation arose when former Minister Dinesh Gunawardena was trying to make a statement with regard to transfer of several senior officers of the Central Bank.
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe told parliament today that certain employees of the Central Bank have been transferred on the basis of the transfer system that is applied to employees who have served five years uninterruptedly at one place.
The Premier revealed this answering a question raised by MP Dinesh Gunawardana under Parliament Standing Order number 17.