President suspends vehicle purchase for ministers and MPs in light of crisis
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President Maithripala Sirisena has taken the necessary measures to suspend the purchase of vehicles for all ministers and MPs until the end of the year, government sources revealed.
The decision was reportedly made at the cabinet meeting held today (30), owing to the crisis situation in the island.
A supplementary allocation of Rs 330 million was tabled in Parliament to purchase vehicles for 6 Ministers, a Governor and an official on May 05.
(Ada Derana – By Ayshwarya Yapa)
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once upon a time when sirisena was nothing more than a messenger to manad B when dollars were scarce people who wanted to import cars had to pay for them up front. further they were expected to prove the legitimacy of the transaction in that the FE was warned.
The question is vehicle imports to sri lanka runs to little short of billion dollars where does this money come from.
Mr zama abesiri the money is coming from borrowing money from world bank , and other foreign banks at higher interest rates, selling the infrastructure to China and USA, receiving foreign aid and flooding our country with dangerous untested medicine to be tested on our people and sending our stupid graduates to foreign countries to work as delivery drivers, road sweepers and toilet cleaners.
The money that is siphoned into the economy is comited to development and not on frivolous expemditure. In the past they lived off the backs of cultivators (paddy) and the plantation wotkers and now the government is dependent on those working in the middle east.
The central is clueles as to the millions remitted for most of the money go through private banks and as to how they operate is a mystery to us and iam sure that the CB is none the wiser.
Sri Lankans are faced with a diabolical situation for we never moved out of a subsistence economy yet we continue to wallow in GDP’s and per capita ‘s yet we feast on a burrowed economy. The biggest industry over the last decade has been in construction, projects beyond that there are not very many industries to brag about and whatever industries that were gifted as aid has been sold out …fertliser, plywood etc to slavage the economy!
We have had a succession of disasters and as a result we are increasingly dependent on handouts something that we cannot depend on and rhe consequences can be disastrous ……famine!
The Entourage which went to the UN sessions in New York was 128. The entourage which went to Canberra and Sydney (while the masses were drowning) was 79.
How much money was spent on these taxpayer funded foreign jaunts?
Crocodile tears galore!! That’s all we get from YP.
The biggest industry over the last decade has been fraud, robbery, thieving, corruption. deception, bribery etc.
The biggest export were domestic servants to middle east and coolies to far east.