Sri Lanka’s Commission to investigate Allegation of Bribery or Corruption says it is in the process of expanding to tackle the increasing number of complaints it receives on bribery and corruption.
The commission which declared opened a new five storey building today said the move is part of its expansion process.
Commission says along with this step, moves will also be taken to increase the number of legal officers, investigators and also boost other logistical requirements to carry out investigations on complaints received by the commission.
“Petitions we receive are increasing day by day and most number of such petitions come against the education sector officials”, Luckshmi Jayawickrama, Director General for prevention of Bribery and Corruption told News360.lk.
Currently the commission has around 116 investigators and plans are being made to increase the number to 150- before end this year.
The new building which was opened today was declared opened by President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
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