PM Requested To Appear Before Presidential Commission Of Inquiry To Give Statement On Lease Agreement Of Agriculture Ministry Building

September 09, 2019

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has been requested to appear before the Presidential Commission of Inquiry probing bribery and corruption during the period between 2015 and 2018.

The Prime Minister has been notified to appear before the Commission on September 12 at 9.30 AM.

The Prime Minister is expected to issue a statement on the lease agreement of the Agriculture Ministry building in Rajagiriya, owned by actress Sabeetha Perera.

The current government leased the building for the Agriculture Ministry at an exorbitant rate of Rs. 21 million a month.

Prime Minister's Secretary Saman Ekanayake and former Agriculture Minister Duminda Dissanayake have already given statements to the Presidential Commission on the matter.

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