Piyankara Jayaratne and Former Chairman of SriLankan Airlines Nishantha Wickremasinghe were summoned to the Presidential Commission inquiring into serious frauds and corruption.
They were summoned to the Commission with respect to inquiries being held on allegations levelled against them.
They were summoned to the Commission to record statements with regard to allegations of financial irregularities said to have taken place in the food supplies division of the SriLankan Airlines from the year 2010 to 2015.The Organization for the Protection of the SriLankan Airlines said that as a result of these financial irregularities the Airlines was deprived of a sum of 30 million rupees.
The Organization had lodged a complaint to the Presidential Commission on serious fraud and corruption. Following this complaint Piyankara Jayaratne and Nishantha Wickremasinghe were summoned to the Commission. Former Executive Officer of the SriLankan Airlines Food Supplies Division Manoj Vass Gunawardena was also summoned to the Commission. Since he did not report today, the Commission postponed further inquiries for the 19 of next month.