President notified to appear before PSC

Sunday, 25 August 2019

President Maithripala Sirisena has been notified to appear before the special Parliamentary Select Committee appointed to inquire into the Easter Sunday attacks.

Chairman of the Committee Deputy Speaker Ananda Kumarasiri stated the relevant notice has been made in writing.

The letter had requested President Sirisena to inform the committee of a convenient date and a time to appear before the Committee.

Kumarasiri stated that they hope to summon and interrogate President Sirisena if the President provides them with a suitable date.

However, the President had previously stated that he would not appear before the special Parliamentary Committee.