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Litro Gas Allowance is for CSR projects: Dambara Amila Thera

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Ven. Dambara Amila Thera responding to reports of him receiving an allowance from the Litro Gas Company said that he requested for the allowance for his Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) projects. 

It was revealed at the Special High Court last week that the prelate was receiving a monthly allowance of Rs.95,000 from the Litro Gas Company.

The Thera said he had made a request to the company asking for their sponsorship for CSR projects. 

“Accordingly, the board of directors of Litro Gas has approved my request. I’m engaged in a number of CSR projects such as distributing stationary among students and lecturers and I am also engaged in archaeological activities. My salary as a university lecturer is not enough for all these activities. That’s why I asked for their sponsorship. I have sent reports of my projects to them. If anyone thinks I have done something illegal, they can go to courts,” he said. 

 

  Comments - 18

  • DHA Monday, 03 December 2018 06:06 PM

    If your claims are genuine as you say so then may God bless you sir...

    lanka Monday, 03 December 2018 06:20 PM

    CSR activities should be a responsibility of the Buddhist Sanga Community. A notable UNP crook like Ven. Dambara Amila Thera should not receive a bloody cent of public money.

    Ups Monday, 03 December 2018 06:29 PM

    Now he should elaborate on such projects, (Corporate Social Responsibility ) if there any, other than his political work, which worth 95000/= per month

    Raven Monday, 03 December 2018 06:33 PM

    No wonder there is never a hue and cry from these monks when gas prices are increased!!!

    sigiriya Monday, 03 December 2018 06:39 PM

    Corporate Social Responsibility???This another nice way of laundering!Nice answer

    TONY Monday, 03 December 2018 07:05 PM

    IS GETTING A PAYMENT OF SALRY TO THE CLERGY ACCEPTABLE TO THE CLERGY

    Saradiel Monday, 03 December 2018 07:10 PM

    I was wondering why are they paying that kind of money on a monthly basis. Now that you have clarified, I am willing to accept that. Please have the documents ready to prove that you have used that money for those CSR projects. Positive that you will need them soon.

    Be Fair Monday, 03 December 2018 07:29 PM

    Which idiotic Corporate office does Monthly CSR Activities like these?My foot CSR

    Mokan Monday, 03 December 2018 07:37 PM

    What a joke

    SIYARATA Monday, 03 December 2018 07:42 PM

    Thero can you name one of the so-called CSR projects for us to know. Name one place you visited for a Bana preaching recently apart from screaming on cheap political rallies

    Gamage Monday, 03 December 2018 07:48 PM

    "Thanakola dingak kapanna hithuna gaha udata yanna"

    ඉන්දික Monday, 03 December 2018 07:53 PM

    If this for CSR project, why they have paid as monthly allowance??

    Dinesh Monday, 03 December 2018 07:59 PM

    when do corporate pay individuals to carryout CSR projects? they would/should pay the supplier..! for example stationers, bookshops etc. sounds all too fishy...

    Vajira Monday, 03 December 2018 08:13 PM

    jana Monday, 03 December 2018 08:18 PM

    Why it is then issued through a secret account?

    Dhammika Monday, 03 December 2018 10:18 PM

    If issuing thru a secret account then its the issuer IE. Litro is answerable NOT the reciever .

    bibile maama Monday, 03 December 2018 08:18 PM

    If it is the case, funds should not have been siphoned from a secret account.

    Dhammika Monday, 03 December 2018 10:08 PM

    This amount is invoiced and a contribution for CHARITY . .What is this BIG FUSS when politicians made MILLIONS and more underhand as commissions .


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