Businessman Thirukumar Nadesan has formally requested President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to appoint an independent investigator to look into the claims made on his wife and himself in the ‘Pandora Papers’ exposé.
Nadesan and his wife Nirupama Rajapaksa were named in this massive investigation, unveiled by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ).
A copy of the letter to the President was also forwarded to Prime Minister – Mahinda Rajapaksa.
Nadesan states both he and his wife are innocent and guilty of no wrongdoings and to appoint an independent investigator (preferably a retired appellate Judge) to without delay investigate this matter so that his name and that of his wife would be cleared.
The letter in full is as follows :