Sri Lanka appoints Presidential Commission on bondscam

ECONOMYNEXT – Supreme Court judges K T Chithrasiri, PS Jayawardena and retired Deputy Auditor General K. Velupillai have been appointed as members of a commission to probe alleged rigging of bond auctions, President Maithripala Sirisena said.

"Appointed a Presidential Commission of Enquiry to investigate and report on the Central Bank bond issue a while ago," President Sirisena said in a message.

The President said two days ago that the commission was appointed to expedite the case.