Sri Lanka appoints a three member committee to probe Treasury bond allegation

Mar 10, 2015 (LBO) – A three member board was appointed today by the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka to probe the alleged Treasury bond allegation, Prime Minister’s office said in a statement. It also said that the government will take necessary steps according to report of findinhs of this committee.

The statement reproduced below :-

Urgent Attention of the Government has been drawn in to the different opinions expressed regarding the Treasury Bond issue which was declared on the 27th Feb – 2015.

Prime Minister after having consulted the President over the Phone decided to appoint a three member committee to investigate the matters Concerning the above issue.

Accordingly Messers Gamini Pitipana (Chairman) Mahesh Kalugampitiya and Chandimal Mendis were appointed to this Committee on the 9th February 2015 by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.

Committee was instructed to look into the issue of Treasury Bonds and Provide a report without delay.

Government will take the necessary future action after observing the findings of this committee.