Presidential commission on SriLankan Airlines to commence recording evidence

Presidential commission on SriLankan Airlines to commence recording evidence

Presidential commission on SriLankan Airlines to commence recording evidence

Written by Keshala Dias

25 Apr, 2018 | 7:28 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st) – President Maithripala Sirisena says the presidential commission appointed to look into the alleged frauds and malpractices at SriLankan Airlines will commence recording evidence within the next two weeks.

This morning (April 25), the president held discussions with trade union representatives of SriLankan Airlines at the Presidential Secretariat. Five of the six trade unions of the national carrier were represented at the discussion. At the meeting, President Sirisena had stressed the need for continuing the operations of SriLankan Airlines as a quality airline to safeguard the international recognition of the Airlines.

Accordingly, lengthy discussions had taken place on the current situation of the airline and its issues. The representatives had put forward several proposals to solve the issues and to continue the airline’s operations.

The trade union representatives had applauded President Sirisena for creating a conducive atmosphere for change by appointing a presidential commission to propose required steps to continue the operations of SriLankan Airlines in a viable and satisfactory manner.


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