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Do not use public resources to make politicians’ lives prosperous: Sajith

Opposition leader Sajith Premadasa says that the Samagi Jana Balawegaya rejects the government’s proposal to provide vehicles to MPs.

Commenting on his Twitter account, the Leader of the Opposition pointed out that the Samagi Jana Balawegaya would never approve of the use of public resources to make the lives of politicians prosperous.

Sajith Premadasa has stated on his Twitter account that he is urging the government to use the funds to vaccinate all Sri Lankans.

Meanwhile, the General Secretary of the Samagi Jana Balawegaya, MP Ranjith Maddumabandara has issued a statement stating that decisions such as the sudden construction of flyovers, increase in fuel prices and import of vehicles are against the interests of the common public.

Meanwhile, the JVP states that it hopes to file a case before the Supreme Court regarding the decision taken to import vehicles for the MPs.

Former Provincial Councilor of the same front Sunil Watagala stated this at a media briefing held in Colombo.

Former General Secretary of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party Prof. Rohana Lakshman Piyadasa stated that several vehicles have already been imported.

“Several vehicles have arrived in Sri Lanka so far. These vehicles are worth around Rs. 50 million,” he said.

However, the proposal to import vehicles has been suspended currently, said Parliamentarian Asanka Navaratne.

He further stated, “The government’s position regarding the importation of vehicles has been clarified. The Prime Minister has stopped this process. There is no importation of vehicles at present.”