Local News Update: President Gotabaya Rajapaksa met with members of the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) to investigate and inquire into the Easter Sunday terror attacks and exchanged views at the Presidential Secretariat yesterday evening (02).
Chairman of the five-member Commission Court of Appeal Judge Janaka de Silva who explained the scope and the composition of the Commission briefed the President on the progress made so far. He said that prior information received about an impending attack have not been taken seriously by the relevant officials.
President Rajapaksa offered to provide all the necessary facilities required by the Commission.
Other members of the Commission are Court of Appeal Judge Nissanka Bandula Karunaratne, Retired Court of Appeal Judge Nihal Sunil Rajapaksha, retired HC Judge Bandula Kumara Atapattu and former Secretary to the Ministry of Justice W. M. M. Adikari.