Jan 12, 2020

President to bare expenses of his Singapore visit Featured

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa is to leave for Singapore for a private medical examination later this month and he has decided to bare expenses of the journey all by himself, reports say.

It is said that the President has informed the government not to cover any expenditure with regard to the journey.

Accordingly, the President has made arrangements not only to personally cover his air ticket, air ticket of his wife and hospital charges , he has also decided to cover the air tickets and hotel expenses of his security personnel.

It is reported that the President has taken this decision to encourage the public representatives who were elected by the public vote to manage their personal expenses on their own.