SLC officials re-summoned to appear before COPE next month

Tuesday, 23 March 2021 00:00 -     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

  • SLC officials will appear on 6 April after meeting in Feb. was suspended as they had come unprepared
  • Officials of SL Football Federation will appear on 20 April


Officials of Sri Lanka Cricket have been summoned to appear before the Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) on 6 April. This is the second time SLC officials will appear before the oversight committee of Parliament.

When SLC officials first appeared before COPE on 11 February, the meeting was suspended by the Chairman of the Committee Charitha Herath, on the grounds that the SLC officials were deemed to have come unprepared and were unable to answer most of the queries raised by the committee.

In all officials of seven state institutions have been summoned before the committee for March and April, including officials of the Sri Lanka Football Federation who will come before the committee on 20 April.

Lanka Mineral Sands Ltd. has been summoned before the COPE Committee on 23 March, while the performance report on the evaluation of the process of establishing new Export Processing Zones in Sri Lanka is scheduled to be discussed on 24 March.

Meanwhile, the Postgraduate Institute of Science (PGIS) of the University of Peradeniya is scheduled to be summoned on 26 March. In addition, the National Livestock Development Board will be summoned before the committee on 7 April, and on 23 April COPE will meet to investigate past irregularities in the National Film Corporation of Sri Lanka.