Former CEB chairman Ferdinando to be summoned before COPE
A special COPE meeting held today (June 21) decided to take an oath at the commencement of the statements made by the officials when summoned before the Committee.
Accordingly, officials who will be appearing before COPE in future, will have to take an oath at the beginning of the Committee meeting that their statements are accurate and truthful. Charitha Herath stated, “Today we considered the letter sent to COPE by the Chairman of the CEB on 06.11.2022.
Accordingly, the decision of COPE is that the former Chairman Mr. M.M.C. Ferdinando will be summoned before the Committee again to hold discussions with him and thereby re-determine the contents of this letter and then take the decision regarding expunging the respective contents of his testimony as requested.” Accordingly, it was decided to summon M.M.C. Ferdinando before COPE on 23.06.2022 at 11.00 am.