Jan 03, 2022

Land given to Yohani is worth Rs. 40 Mn.! Featured

The market value of the land on Robert Gunawardena Road in Battaramulla given to singer Yohani de Silva by the government on a Cabinet decision is around Rs. 40 million, according to sources at the Government Surveyors Department and Land Registry.

The price of a perch of land in the area has now exceeded Rs. 4 million, the sources said.

She has been approved to receive a 9.68 perch plot of land as per a cabinet proposal.

The Cabinet decision states that the land is adjacent to the land allotted to the players of the 1996 Cricket World Cup winning team on a 99-year lease basis.

It states that the reason for giving her this land is in recognition of her achievements in bringing international acclaim to the country.

The proposal was made by Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa at a Cabinet meeting held on December 20.