Sri Lankan central bank to hold forensic audit of corruption allegations

Central Bank of Sri Lanka headquarters
The Central Bank of Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka’s central bank is hiring external forensic auditors to investigate some of its own past operations, after allegations of large-scale corruption under previous governor Arjuna Mahendran.

The Central Bank of Sri Lanka announced on October 15 it was commissioning forensic audits from large international firms. It said the audits would look at “several areas such as investments of a fund in equities and Treasury bonds, issuance of Treasury bonds and certain operations of selected entities

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