President's Fund from 2015: Rs. 26.6 mn paid to 16 MPs

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Sixteen parliamentarians have been paid a total of Rs. 26,617,357 as benefits by the president fund from 2015 to up to now.

The highest payment has been paid to 3 Members of Parliament in the year 2016 amount to Rs. 11,700,000.

Two MPs have been paid Rs. 3,917,406 in 2015 and four MPs have been paid Rs. 8,399,287 in 2017. In 2018, seven MPs have been paid Rs. 2,600,664 as benefits.

These details were obtained under the Right to Information Act, from the President's Fund.

A normal citizen is paid aid less than Rs. 100,000. (Dayaseeli Liyanage)

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  • Ordinary citizen Monday, 12 November 2018 10:17 AM

    These people are leeches sucking blood from people. Please publish their names, so that voters can at least who they are before making decisions to vote.

    Saradiel Monday, 12 November 2018 11:15 AM

    Fully agree. Unfortunately their Moto is "healthy parliamentarians for a healthy nation" Bunch of mentally sick people.

    Scooby Doo Monday, 12 November 2018 11:16 AM

    This kind of news during elections are not something new. Cool guys!

    Nandaguptha Monday, 12 November 2018 04:03 PM

    Please publish the names

    Matta Monday, 12 November 2018 10:24 AM

    All the MP's accessed funds via mental disability scheme to treat them self.

    suresh Monday, 12 November 2018 11:13 AM

    Treatment still not successful lol

    Shan Monday, 12 November 2018 10:24 AM

    Nepotism

    willowsd Monday, 12 November 2018 10:32 AM

    bloody leaches will suck entire nation with the support of president?

    Bala Monday, 12 November 2018 10:32 AM

    Please do not give us any unnecessary suspense. Give us the names and amounts for each.

    Gemunu Monday, 12 November 2018 10:33 AM

    List of MPs and amounts must be disclosed to check if the payments were legitimate.

    adney Monday, 12 November 2018 10:35 AM

    These MPs are not a people representative but burglars.

    BuffaloaCitizen Monday, 12 November 2018 10:37 AM

    Bastards.... can we have names please.

    shanthapriya Monday, 12 November 2018 10:47 AM

    These iclude what they paid to Rajitha to undergo a surgeryas he did not have enough money of his own. This can be tolearated as it is for somebody medical aid

    samson Monday, 12 November 2018 12:07 PM

    Same funds as given to citizens should be given to any elected representative also. This is a first class fraud. Can we know the names and amount given to these robbers.

    Paul Monday, 12 November 2018 12:26 PM

    Do parliamentarian have medical scheme too?

    Ruwan Monday, 12 November 2018 12:32 PM

    What is that. Rs. 20 million was paid to one man who jumped from a hotel balcony in Australia before that .

    Moiez Monday, 12 November 2018 03:58 PM

    Give us the names who the MPs are and we will know them,and in future we will not vote these corrupt politicians.

    Buddhist Monday, 12 November 2018 09:30 PM

    Declare the names and amounts of both during Rajapakse rule of 8 yrs and M3 rule immediately.


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