Term of commission investigating SriLankan extended

The Presidential Commission of Inquiry which was appointed to probing fraud allegations and malpractices in SriLankan Airlines, SriLanka Catering Ltd and Mihin Lanka has been extended till 30 June.

The term for the commission was extended through a Gazette notification which was issued by President Maithripala Sirisena.

The first term of the commission was set to expire on 31st of July 2018, however, President Sirisena took measures to extend its official term until December 31, 2018.

The commission’s second official term, which was to expire on December 31 last year, was then extended until 15th February 2019.