“Previous regime stole Rs. 63mn from Samurdhi” : Min. Sajith Premadasa (watch video)

“Previous regime stole Rs. 63mn from Samurdhi” : Min. Sajith Premadasa (watch video)

“Previous regime stole Rs. 63mn from Samurdhi” : Min. Sajith Premadasa (watch video)

Written by Staff Writer

11 May, 2015 | 1:23 am

Minister Sajith Premadasa says a program has been implemented where ownership of the resources of the country are being transferred to the people.

The minister expressed these views while attending a ceremony to declare open a drinking water scheme in Peranibeddewa, Sooriyawewa on Sunday (May10th).

Speaking at the event Minister of Housing & Samurdhi Sajith Premadasa noted that the previous regime stole 63 million rupees of the Samurdhi beneficiaries money in the run up to the presidential election adding that he had not stolen 5.1 million from Samurdhi beneficiaries to print leaflets.The Minister also said that he has not stolen 30 million from Samurdhi beneficiaries to purchase decorations and flagpoles.

The Minister also attended an event held in Iththademaliya, Weeraketiya on Saturday, where concessionary loans were presented to 150 low income families.

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