SJB rejects proposal to provide MPs with vehicles: Sajith
Leader of the Opposition, Sajith Premadasa says his party Samagi Jana Balavegaya rejects the Government proposal to provide Parliamentarians with vehicles at the expense of the taxpayers.
In a tweet, he requested the Government to utilize the funds allocated for vehicle imports to purchase COVID-19 vaccines for people.
SJB MP Harsha de Silva also reiterated this statement and added that if the relevant order cannot be revoked, to exchange the SUVs for Ambulances.
We of the @sjbsrilanka reject the proposal of the government to provide MPs with vehicles at taxpayers’ expense. We urge the government to ensure that these scarce public funds are utilized to provide vaccines for all Sri Lankans.— Sajith Premadasa (@sajithpremadasa) June 13, 2021