Outstation MPs facing fuel issues too – Wimalaweera


SLPP Ampara District MP Wimalaweera Dissanayake stressed nobody has talked about the fuel issues faced by MPs who have to come to Parliament sittings from outstations.

He stated that considering the heavy costs they have to bear to travel to Colombo for House sittings in light of the present fuel crisis, no one has thus far spoken of their plight or strived to provide any kind of relief.

The MP added that he himself has to incur a sum of Rs 55,000 for fuel in order for him to travel to Colombo from Ampara.

“I do not have a house. My house was burned down. Now I have to bear the heavy cost for fuel. I have become a beggar now,” he stressed.

By Amith Gamage