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Ports, Shipping and Aviation Minister Arjuna Ranatunga said today the ministry had decided to appoint a committee headed by President's Counsel, Nalin Ladduwahetty to probe fraud and corruption in the Ports Authority.

Minister Ranatunge said the committee would look into whether any fraud or corruption had occurred in purchasing  machinery and other equipment such as cranes and fork lifts and would submit a full report within three months.

He said the probes into  fraud and corruption was delayed because they wanted to study the methodology of the ports authority and launch investigations while the authority was brought back to the correct path.

Mr. Ranatunge said  the trade unions attached to the Ports Authority and its employees had assured him that they would support the investigations and provide necessary documents.

He said the report would be handed over to the President, Prime Minister and Attorney General’s Department and added  it would be handed over to the Bribery Commission also if needed.

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  • Bala Saturday, 23 May 2015 09:37 AM

    This should have been done at least three months ago. Now you give three months for the report - that is far too late. Justice delayed is justice denied.

    deepal.thilak Saturday, 23 May 2015 10:13 AM

    Oya thawamath committeeyak dame nadda meya dan dine 100th panala gihinne ane...paw meyala

    Mohamed Saturday, 23 May 2015 12:23 PM

    Well done Arjuna,Keep up the good work buddy

    ferdy Sunday, 24 May 2015 11:06 AM

    Dear Minister do it fast, we are waiting to see chain hora going in to count the bar

    Prem Nath Sunday, 24 May 2015 12:24 PM

    The stray SLFP politico.

    Eng. M.V.R.Perera Monday, 25 May 2015 09:00 AM

    why not have a committee to investigate fraud corruption and wastage of public funds in the CEB

    paba Saturday, 23 May 2015 04:51 PM

    Arjuna, is this moustache new? Looks nice, keep it.


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