President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has issued an Extraordinary Gazette amending special priorities and related institutional and legal framework under the heading of the Finance Minister.
The special priorities were presented to strengthen the economic process.
Additionally the Gazette also includes several amendments to the heading of the State Minister of Money and Capital Market and State Enterprise Reforms and subjects and functions, special priorities and related institutional and legal framework.
Meanwhile the President issued another Extraordinary Gazette broadening powers under the Special Presidential Commission of Inquiry appointed to investigate incidents of political vengeance.
The Commission had made a request that it requires additional powers in order to effectively accomplish the task assigned to it, and the President had accordingly granted additional powers.
The Commission was appointed to formulate a suitable mechanism to implement the recommendations of the previously appointed Commission of Inquiry which investigated incidents of political vengeance.
The Commission is tasked with making recommendations on steps to be taken based on the initial Commission report.