Presidential commission to investigate the central bank bond issue

Monday, 23 January 2017 - 7:19

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President Maithripala Sirisena has decided to appoint a special presidential commission to investigate the Central Bank bond issue.

Issuing a communiqué the president’s media unit noted that the respective gazette notification would be issued in the upcoming weeks.

The commission will conduct a comprehensive investigation looking into the central bank bond issue, and provide recommendations of action that needs to be taken.

The Cope Committee report on the Bond issue was presented to parliament in October and a special debate is to be held tomorrow in parliament regarding the matter