PSC completes recording the President’s statement

2019-09-20 at 14:00

The Parliament Select Committee probing the Easter Sunday attacks has completed recording a statement from President Maithripala Sirisena.

Chairman of the Select Committee Deputy Speaker of House Ananda Kumarasiri when contacted by NewsRadio said the President was questioned on matters where his name was raised during previous accounts of evidence hearing.

Kumarasiri said the final report of the Select Committee will be submitted in Parliament during the second Parliament week in the month of October.

He noted the President handed over the report compiled by the three-member committee appointed by the President to investigate the bombings.

Members of the Select Committee arrived at the Presidential Secretariat this morning, and commenced recording the statement at 10am.

The Committee said the President’s statement will not be open to the media.