Easter Sunday PCoI report tabled at Cabinet, next to P’ment

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The final report of the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) into the Easter Sunday attacks was tabled at the Cabinet meeting yesterday.

“The final report of the PCoI was handed over to the Cabinet of Ministers. The same will be presented to the Parliament in early March,” sources said.

The final report of the PCoI into the Easter Sunday attacks was handed over to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa by the Chairman of the Commission Supreme Court Judge Janaka de Silva on 1 February. 

The first and second interim reports were handed over to President Rajapaksa on 20 December 2019 and on 2 March 2020 respectively.

Former President Maithripala Sirisena appointed the Commission of Inquiry on 22 September 2019, to investigate and report on the series of terrorist attacks on Easter Sunday and to recommend necessary action based on the findings.


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