Litro Gas summoned to COPE hearing

Litro Gas summoned to COPE hearing

by Amani Nilar 03-07-2022 | 12:03 PM

COLOMBO (News 1st); Representatives of Litro Gas have been summoned to the Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) of Parliament to investigate whether there had been any discrepancies in the purchase of gas.

Its Chairman, Prof. Charita Herath stated that the officials of the company have been instructed to appear on Tuesday at 2PM.

Accordingly, Prof. Herath stated that the Chairman of Litro Gas, top management including the Board of Directors, the Chairman and the Board of Directors of the parent company of Litro Gas, Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation, as well as the Secretary of the Ministry of Finance have been summoned to COPE.

Recently, SJB MP and COPE member S.M. Marikkar directed a letter to COPE Chairman requesting for an immediate investigation into Litro Gas obtaining 100,000 metric tons of gas at a higher price.