President tells Bribery Commission to probe allegations in Pandora Papers

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has instructed the Director-General of the Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption to investigate the matters relating to the Pandora Papers on Sri Lanka and report to him within a month.

This was confirmed by the Cabinet Spokesperson and the Minister of Mass Media Dallas Alahapperuma during the weekly Cabinet Media Briefing on Wednesday (6).

“There is no one representing the present Sri Lankan Government, named in the Pandora Papers,” said the Minister adding the Pandora Papers only relate to a Sri Lankan businessman and his wife.

President’s Spokesperson Kingsly Ratnayake confirmed that the President had ordered the Director-General of the Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery Or Corruption to immediately investigate all Sri Lankans mentioned in the Pandora Papers expose’ as well as their links and report back to him within a month.

-Newsfirst

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