Apr 07, 2018

Fowzie gets 43m vehicle : Ranil’s escort vehicle 10 mm Featured

Leader of the House Lakshman Kiriella had presented a supplementary estimate for Rs. 43 million to parliament yesterday (06) for the purchase of a vehicle for National Integration and Reconciliation State Minister A.H.M. Fowzie.

Some of the items in the Supplementary Allocation included a sum of Rs.100 million has been provided as an additional allocation to settle the outstanding bills of flood and drought reliefs 2017, Rs. 1,450 million to provide further relief to the drought affected people as per the Cabinet Decision dated 30th January 2018, Rs.1,500 million for the implementation of the fertilizer subsidy program for small holders of tea, rubber, and coconut sector, Rs.21.39 million to procure vehicles for the use of Sri Lanka Amarapura Sanga Sabha Mahanayake most Venerable Kotugoda Dhammawasa thero, Rs.43 million to meet the expenditure of acquisition of vehicle for State Minister of National Integration and Reconciliation, Rs.10 million to procure vehicles for the use of security division of the Prime Minister, and Rs.342 million to settle the outstanding contractual payments to Colombo Municipal for providing infrastructure facilities to Shangri La Hotel project as per Cabinet Decision dated 30th January 2018.

In addition, two years ago around May in  2016, two security vehicles were purchased at a cost of Rs. 600 million for the Prime Minister.