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* Committee monitoring public enterprises of Sri Lanka to summon heads of Central Bank and SriLankan Airlines
Mon, Jun 25, 2012, 08:25 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jun 25, Colombo: Sri Lanka's parliamentary committee on public enterprises (COPE) is to summon the heads of large state institutions before the committee from next month.

Senior Minister of Human Resources and COPE Chairman, D.E.W. Gunasekera said the committee would summon the heads of SriLankan Airlines and the Central Bank next month to inquire into the accounts and shortcomings at the institutions.

He observed that the Governor of Central Bank and senior officials have already been sent letters by the COPE informing them to appear before the committee next month.

"The Governor and the senior staff would have to come before the committee," he added.

Gunasekera further noted that SriLankan Airlines Chairman Nishantha Wickremasinghe would also be summoned when COPE begins probing the national carrier.

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