Rift in COPE as chairman walks out on CB bond issue

A rift has emerged in the Committee On Public Enterprises (COPE) after its chairman Sunil Handunneththi walked out of a meeting today.Handunneththi walked out of the meeting after accusing the United National Party (UNP) members in the committee of attempting to intimidate the report on the Central Bank (CB) bond scam. The COPE report on the bond scam was not backed by UNP members in the committee. (Colombo Gazette)