Aug 01, 2018

Presidential commission's term extended Featured

A presidential commission has been given five more months to investigate irregularities in SriLankan and Mihin Lanka airlines and at SriLankan Catering Ltd.

Appointed on 14 February, its term was due to end tomorrow.

But, the term has now been extended until December 31 by the president through a gazette notification, said secretary of the commission Ariyadasa Cooray.

Headed by retired Supreme Court judge Anil Gunaratne, it also comprises E.A.G.R. Amarasekara, Piyasena Ranasinghe, M.D.A. Harold and W.J.K. Geeganage.

Cooray also said they would record evidence today as well.