Tenure of Presidential Comm. to inquire into SriLankan Airlines extended

Dec 20, 2018 (LBO) – President Maithripala Sirisena has extended the term of office of the Presidential Commission to inquire into allegations of large-scale frauds and malpractices in SriLankan Airlines, SriLankan Catering Ltd and Mihin Lanka (Pvt) Ltd, to February 15, 2019.

The President appointed this Commission on February 14, 2018, to inquire into allegations of large-scale frauds and malpractices in relevant institutions during the period of January 01, 2006 to January 31, 2018, and the official term of the Commission was to expire on this December 31.

President Sirisena meeting the members of the Commission yesterday (19) at the Presidential Secretariat inquired into the progress of those investigations. The members of the Commission, including its Chairman, Retired Supreme Court Judge Anil Gunarathna participated in this meeting.