(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Chairman of the Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) PM Sunil Handunneththistates that the reports issued by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka on the bond’s issuance concern consists of five Forensic Audit reports and approximatelya 10,000 paged annexure.
The chair further stated that as it is a very colossal report it will not be easy for the MPs to obtain a comprehensive understanding of the matter prior to the Adjournment Debate scheduled for the 18thand 19thof this month.
Since the Forensic Audit was carried out on the recommendation of the Presidential Commission and the COPE Committee which investigated the bond issue, MP Hadunnetti further stated that there was a possibility of discussing the matter before the COPE committee and preparing a summary report.
Though the COPE committee could not convene due to the adjournment of the of the parliament, the chair said that the Forensic Audit report will be called for discussion in the future.
However, Mr. Handunnetti said that the Committee on Public Finance headed by MP S.A Sumanthiran is currently in discussion regarding this matter.