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President to record evidence before PSC probing Easter Sunday Attacks on 20 September

Colombo, Sep 08 (BAN/ AD): President Maithripala Sirisena to record evidence on September 20th before the Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) which is probing into Easter Sunday terrorist attacks. Ananda Kumarasiri Chairman of the Parliament Select Committee has confirmed that President Maithripala Sirisena will be recording statement on 20th of this Month. He also said that the meeting will take place at the Presidential Secretariat.

On August 6 PM had testified before the Select Committee. Several senior government officials including former Defense Secretary Hemasiri Fernando, Inspector General of Police (IGP) Pujith Jayasundara, Minister Rishad Bathiudeen, former governors Azath Sally and MLAM Hizbullah, State Minister of Defense Ruwan Wijewardene, former Army Commander Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, current Defense Secretary General Shantha Kottegoda, Chief of State Intelligence Service Sisira Mendis, Attorney General Dappula de Livera, Central Bank Governor Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy and the three-member Presidential Commission that probed the attacks have testified before the Select Committee.

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