President  Gotabaya Rajapaksa  has extended by three months, the term of the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) appointed  to  Investigate, inquire into, and report on or take necessary actions in relation to the Bomb Explosions that occurred on 21 April 2019.

The term of the COI which was to lapse on 20 September  has been extended till 20 December 2020 for rendition of the final report on completion of its tasks .

The Commission was appointed  by former President Maithripala Sirisena on 21 September 2019  and got its first extension at the end of six months in Mach 20202 till 20 September .

Its members are Judges of the Court of Appeal Janaka de Silva and Nissanka Bandula Karunaratne, Retired Judge of the Court of Appeal Nihal Sunil Rajapaksa, Retired Judge of the Court of Appeal   Bandula Kumara Atapattu and Retired Ministry Secretary Ms. W. M. M. R. Adikari.