PM Appears Before Presidential Commission On Corruption Between 2015-2018 To Give Statement On Storing Paddy At Mattala Airport

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe appeared before the Presidential Commission probing corruption during the period between 2015-2018, this morning.

The Prime Minister was asked to make a statement to the commission on the government's decision to store paddy in a warehouse at the Mattala International Airport.

The commission is probing whether the decision was aimed at causing an intentional financial loss to the government.

The Prime Minister previously gave a statement to the commission on the controversial lease agreement of the Agriculture Ministry building in Rajagiriya.

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