Parliament owes Rs 5.6M for fuel


Informed sources from the Parliament stated that due to non-payment of fuel bills to the tune of Rs 5.6 million, connected to the official vehicles utilised by the Speaker and Parliament staff, all buses operated for the staff had come to a standstill.

Already nine SLTB buses and five private buses have been allocated to the Parliament staff and the supply of fuel to those buses had been halted due to the non-payment of those bills.

It is said that the buses had been supplied with fuel from a fuel station situated at Battaramulla.

By Anurada Herath