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EXCLUSIVE: All 5 Central Bank Forensic Audit reports

The Sunday Morning has gained access to a set of copies of the Forensic Audit (FA) reports related to the issuance of Treasury Bonds and transactions of the Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) that were tabled in Parliament on Tuesday (21) by Speaker Karu Jayasuriya.

The FA reports have been difficult to access due to the availability of only one set of copies of the reports that were handed over to the House.

Several Opposition parliamentarians yesterday (22) complained of the unavailability of the FA reports in the parliament library and the difficulty in accessing the report.

The reports have uncovered a loss of billions of rupees to the Treasury.

These losses are detailed in three reports relating to the issuance of Treasury Bonds between January 2002 to February 2015, primary and secondary market transactions of EPF between January 2002 and February 2015 and EPF transactions in listed and unlisted equities between January 1998 and December 2017.

The total of five forensic audit reports are:

1. Issuance of Treasury Bonds during the period from 1 January 2002 to 28 February 2015 by the Public Debt Department

2. Primary and secondary market transactions of the Employees’ Provident Fund involving Treasury Bonds issued/transacted during the period from 1 January 2002 to 28 February 2015

3. Transactions of the Employees’ Provident Fund from 1 January 1998 to 31 December 2017 in listed and unlisted equities

4. Issuance of Treasury Bonds and remittance of funds received to the General Treasury during the period from 1 February 2015 to 31 March 2016 by the Public Debt Department

5. Conduct of the supervisory and regulatory role by the Superintendent of Public Debt/Director, Supervision of Non-Bank Financial Institutions pertaining to selected Primary Dealers from 1 January 2009 to 31 December 2017.

The link to all the Forensic Reports is given below;