May 26, Colombo: Minister of Provincial Councils, Local Government and Sports Faizer Mustapha has said that a six-member committee will be appointed for the amendment of the Sports Act.
The Minister made this reference joining in a discussion held with the National Sports Federations and Institutions to solicit their views regarding the amendment of the Sports Act.
According to the Minister, a committee comprising six members has been appointed. All six members are President's Counsels and they will serve on a voluntary basis.
Also the Minister said that after seeking the views of sports bodies, he planned to solicit the views of the public about the Sports Act within two weeks. He said he wanted to move forward together and was not prepared to bend towards politics.
The Minister also announced that stern action would be taken against Sports bodies that do not submit audit reports.