SLC to appoint 9 members committee to reply on forensic audit draft!

Written by N Krishnamurthy


The Sri Lanka Cricket Board (SLC) have proposed to appointed a 9 members committee to do the observation and give a feedback on most awaited forensic audit report final draft, Cricket Age exclusively learns.

On January 28, Sports Minister Harin Fernando had instructed to his secretary and then SLC Competent Authority Chulananda Perera to carry on a forensic audit from 1st January 2016 to 31st December 2018 and submit the final report within two weeks.

After 7 months, the Auditor General’s Department on Tuesday presented the report of SLC to the acting secretary of Sports Ministry Mrs. Abyerathna.

However, later Cricket Age published that only the final draft has been submitted to the Sports Ministry, not the final audit report.

Cricket Age learns that the Auditor General Department has instructed Sports Ministry to give it’s feedback withing 7 days.

Accordingly, Sports Ministry’s acting secretary Mrs. Abeyratne has sent the entire 1056 pages report to SLC!

It has further learnt that after receiving the final draft, SLC have proposed to appoint a 9 members committee.

The proposed Special Committee will be comprising of the following members:

Retired Government Officer

KPMG Representative

Earnest & Young Representative

SJMS Representative

One Legal Consultant

Chairman of the Committee – SLC CEO Ashley De Silva

Treasurer of SLC Lasantha Wickremasinghe-

SLC Accountant Mahesh Bopegama

SLC accountant Kamalika Jayasekara

Moreover, the SLC are going to make a request to Sports ministry to grant at least one month period to submit the reply.

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