Their request follows a promise given by the president to SLFP electoral organizers two days earlier that he would appoint a commission to probe fraud and corruption at SriLankan and Mihin Lanka airlines.
The UNP MPs have pointed out to the president that the Greek bond scam caused a Rs. 3.3 billion loss to the state, comparing it to a Rs. 898 million loss from the Central Bank bond scam under the present regime.
Meanwhile, prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said in a media statement on October 15 that the previous government refused at least to investigate the Greek bond scam.