In reference to some of the incorrect statements carried by a few media outlets on this issue, the World Bank, in a statement today, clarified it has not undertaken any assessment of the Auditor General’s report on the bond Issue.
It was reported recently that the World Bank had written to Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe giving its opinion on the Central Bank bond issue.
The World Bank was reported to have given its opinion after the Prime Minister wrote to the bank seeking its input.
The World Bank was reported to have said the government had not suffered any losses as a result of the bond issue. (Colombo Gazette)