COPE to summon 23 public institutions



By Saman Indrajith


The Parliamentary watchdog committee COPE (Committee on Public Enterprises) has decided to summon 23 public institutions during the first three months of next year (2016), according to COPE sources.


The first to appear before the COPE will be the Bank of Ceylon on January 5. The other public sector institutions scheduled to be hauled before this regulatory financial watchdog to answer allegations against them are the Sri Jayewardenepura General Hospital (Jan. 6), Ceylon Electricity Board (Jan. 7), University of Kelaniya (Jan. 8), Kotelawala Defence University (Jan. 19), Rakna Arakshana Lanka Ltd., (Jan. 20), Road Development Authority (Jan. 21), National Water Supply and Drainage Board (Jan. 22), Sri Lanka Transport Board (Feb. 9), National Transport Commission (Feb. 10), National Secretariat for Elders (Feb. 11), Central Bank of Sri Lanka (Feb. 12), State Pharmaceuticals Corporation (Feb. 23), Janatha Estate Development Board (Feb. 24), SriLanka Airlines (Feb. 25), Agriculture and Agrarian Insurance Board (Feb. 26), Sri Lanka Cricket Board (March 8), Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation (March 9), Cooperative Wholesale Establishment (March 10), Palmyrah Development Board (March 11),  Land Reform Commission (March 22), Lanka Puthra Development Bank (March 23) and National Film Corporation (March 24).


The COPE, headed by JVP MP Sunil Handunnetti, comprises Anura Priyadarshana Yapa, Dayasiri Jayasekera, Wasantha Aluvihare, Dr. Harsha de Silva, Ranjan Ramanayake, Ashoka Abeysinghe, Chandrasiri Gajadheera, Bimal Ratnayake, M. A. Sumanthiran and Gnanamutthu Srinesan.


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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