Unnamed minister imports Rs.40M car

2 December 2016 07:58 am - 14     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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Social media are busy these days inquiring who the minister is who has allegedly imported a Mercedes Benz S300 costing Rs.40.1 million -- which is now parked at a ministerial car park in Battaramulla.

The social media have also posted several photographs of the motor car.

When this matter was brought up at a meeting held to reveal Cabinet decisions, Minister Rajitha Senaratne the co-spokesperson had said that he was unaware of it.

Websites also said that, at a time when people are heavily taxed, the importation of expensive luxury cars for the use of ministers was vehemently opposed by the people.

The S300 was said to be a hybrid vehicle replete with modern features and options.

  Comments - 14

  • Gamaya Friday, 02 December 2016 10:01 AM

    The ministers are heavenly borne and need more comfort than the average suffering tan tans. Hence the need.

    Truth Friday, 02 December 2016 11:25 AM

    This car is nothing , I am personally aware of Ministers importing GTRs and BMW M series, which is well over 100million

    Nimal Friday, 02 December 2016 06:07 PM

    Donate it to a worthy cause.

    Upul Friday, 02 December 2016 06:15 PM

    Over to Naganada Kodituwakku to inform the public who this culprit is.

    EDS Friday, 02 December 2016 07:04 PM

    welcome to YP

    Sloppy Tongue Friday, 02 December 2016 12:31 PM

    Auction it and donate the money to the cancer hospital

    saman Friday, 02 December 2016 12:39 PM

    what is this... compared to what was robbed from the country and people during MARA's time....

    faizal Friday, 02 December 2016 08:05 PM

    ever since man discovered the practical utility of money power he has been behaving like a wealth hunter his rapacious instinct have allowed him no respite from the pursuit of riches.so take this on the bump. via DM Android App

    weera Friday, 02 December 2016 10:06 PM

    Motto of our Politicians " MAKE HAY WHILE SUN SHINES".

    sega Monday, 05 December 2016 02:42 PM

    yeah just like the one that PM got down for 750 million which is way expensive than a GTR = 320 Mil, BMW M = 360 Mil

    kumaran Friday, 02 December 2016 03:00 PM

    Thats fine, if we can all rob.

    Jigsaw Jakson Saturday, 03 December 2016 07:46 AM

    How about Ravi's Benz GLS 350 Diesel @ 55000 Euro Cif.

    hm Friday, 02 December 2016 03:18 PM

    that's why we voted for this gov but nothing has changed.

    Chandra Friday, 02 December 2016 03:21 PM

    These ministers are complaining how much this country owe to the world.To import any thing you need foreign currency,mainly the dollar. Is there are any politician bring dollars to this country ,None.The only people who bring dollars to this country are hard working foreign workers.What our politician do with that money,they spend on luxuries for themselves.No wonder this country in such a state.


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