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Term of PCoI on SriLankan to be extended: Sources

30 November 2018 08:55 am - 3     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


The term of the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) probing irregularities at SriLankan Airlines, SriLankan Catering and Mihin Lanka is likely to be extended by a period of another three months, sources close to it said yesterday.

It will be the second extension of term limit if granted. The last extension was granted in August this year.

Commission's Chairman Justice Anil Goonaratne said that the Commissioners requested the Presidential Secretariat in writing for an extension of its tenure ten days ago, but there have been no response so far.

However, the sources said the Presidential Secretariat have decided to extend the period of the PCoI . (Yoshitha Perera)

  Comments - 3

  • Dee Friday, 30 November 2018 10:13 AM

    Good. It will be closed for sure if by chance the king returns to power. Only hope for the inquirer's and those who gave evidence is to run away from SL

    Docuk Friday, 30 November 2018 12:43 PM

    This has not found anything, it is a political exercise waste pf funds and mad man will drag this till the elections. He shouldnget his head checked

    Mental Kumaran Friday, 30 November 2018 06:41 PM

    Our President is responsible for dragging our country down. First he sacked RW. He then appointed his own rival MR to power.He then accused RW and Co corruption. Does he means MR is honest. We have jokers in government. Nobody care about the country. First sack MS, then MR and followed by RW. Appoint Sajith as the PM. He will lead the country.

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