Finance Ministry states Arjuna Mahendran does not hold any Ministry position; Heated arguments in Parliament over bond scam

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 - 18:35

Ministry of Finance stated today that ex Central Bank Governor Arjuna Mahendran does not hold any ministerial position.

In a communiqué issued today, Finance Ministry has rejected all media reports published to that effect.

Meanwhile, COPE report released on the Controversial Central Bank Bond issue was debated in parliament today.

Ministers Lakshman Kirialla, Kabeer Hashi, Nimal Siri Pala Desilva and MP’s Anura Kuamara Dissanayaka, Wimal Weerawansa, Nalin Bandara and Mahindananda Aluthgamage joined the debate.