The Bribery and Corruption Commission has decided to conduct an investigation into the bribery and corruption charges against Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva.
The complaint in this regard has been submitted by the Anti-Corruption Front.
This complaint has been submitted regarding the allegations that bribe money was demanded from a Japanese company.
Accordingly, the initial statements are to be recorded this week and Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva is also scheduled to be called to the commission to record a statement.
It is also scheduled to inquire from the Japanese Embassy in Colombo and the Japan Thaise Company.