(Srilankamirror) – Senior Minister for Human Resources and Chairman of the parliamentary committee on public enterprises (COPE), D.E.W. Gunasekera says the recommendations in the latest report of the committee have been implemented and that follow up action is currently being taken.
Gunasekera noted that there are 22 recommendations in the report and the Cabinet of Ministers have decided to implement them.
He explained that some recommendations have to be implemented by the President, some by ministers and ministry secretaries.
The Minister said that there was follow-up action on the report to ensure the implementation of the recommendations.
According to Gunasekera, the COPE since January is re-summoning the relevant officials to question about the implementation of the recommendations and the progress made.
The COPE is to submit a report annually on the state institutions to parliament.
However, Gunasekera, has proposed that the committee submit a half yearly report to focus continued attention on the state enterprises.