Govt. reverses decision on “Qatar Charity”
Power and Energy Minister - Kanchana Wijesekera, who is in Qatar on an official visit has said that Sri Lanka has decided to lift the ban imposed on the Qatar Charity.
Tweeting, he said, "Met the Officials of the Qatar Charity yesterday. Conveyed the message that the Defense Ministry has informed the Attorney General its decision to lift the ban on the fund which was imposed in 2019. Discussed the Charity’s work in SL and globally."
Qatar Charity is the main charitable arm of the Qatar Government and it has a registered office in Sri Lanka.
Earlier, during the case against lawyer Hijaz Hizbullah, the CID had informed the Court that "Qatar Charity" is a terrorist funding organisation and said that offences relating to funding terrorism were being probed by them.