Easter Sunday Attacks PCoI Report: Cabinet Sub -Committee Hands Over Study Report
By Buddhika Samaraweera
The final report of the Cabinet Sub-Committee, appointed to study the Report of the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) into the 2019 Easter Sunday bombings, was handed over to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa yesterday (5).
The Committee also studied the report of the Sectoral Oversight Committee, on National Security, submitted to Parliament.
Head of the Committee, Minister Chamal Rajapaksa handed over the report at the Presidential Secretariat yesterday afternoon.
The Committee was appointed by the President on 19 February 2021 and although the report was due to be submitted before 15 March, the Committee took another two weeks to prepare it.
The Committee, after studying the report of the PCoI, into Easter Sunday bombings, at length, has identified 78 recommendations. The report includes how and by which agencies those recommendations should be implemented.
Other members of the Committee, Ministers Johnston Fernando, Dr. Ramesh Pathirana, Prasanna Ranatunga, Rohitha Abeygunawardena and Secretary to the Committee, Director General of the Presidential Secretariat (Legal) Hariguptha Rohanadheera, were also present on the occasion.