JVP leader raises questions on costs incurred for CHOGM 2013 (Watch Video)

JVP leader raises questions on costs incurred for CHOGM 2013 (Watch Video)

Written by Staff Writer

20 Feb, 2015 | 9:56 pm

JVP Leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake raised questions in Parliament on Friday on publicity expenses for the 2013 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting.

Anura Kumara Dissanayake stated that more than Rs.1.1 billion has been spent on publicity for a single international summit hosted by this tiny nation.

Minister of Media Gayantha Karunathilake noted that the the people of this country offered a response to this question on January 8 because these costs could not be borne. He added that there aren’t even clear bills for some of the expenses and that they have to examine all of this.

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