An interim report on 20 institutions which COPE investigated from
January to April will be presented to Parliament, as soon as it is
translated into all three languages COPE Chairman Sunil Handunnetti told
the Sunday Observer. He said the purpose of presenting interim reports
as opposed to one report at the end of the year.
Document yet to reach Cabinet:
The long overdue new Audit Draft Bill that will give sweeping powers to
the Auditor General to hold state officials accountable over fiscal
matters has stopped short of reaching Cabinet. The Auditor General
Gamini Wijesinghe said,
The Joint Opposition (JO) will launch a broad-based national movement
urging the people to rally against the government. It will be marked
with a four-day protest march that would commence on July 28 from Kandy
and expected to reach Colombo on August 01.