|Ministers bask in luxury
while masses burn
A large number of ministers
appear to be celebrating the season in grand style, with many of
them currently vacationing overseas.
The Nation learns that most of the ministers who are abroad are
on private visits. The majority of the ministers, it is learned,
have travelled to either European destinations or more fancy
holiday and shopping destinations, while another group is
reported to have left the country on ‘work.’
Attempts made by The Nation to contact several senior ministers
including Jeyaraj Fernandopulle, Rohitha Bogollagama, Karu
Jayasuriya, Keheliya Rambukwella, Maithripala Sirisena, Nimal
Siripala de Silva, Milinda Moragoda, Mahinda Wijesekara and
Rajitha Senaratne failed as they were all out of the country.
Some ministers had gone on at least two-week long voyages, while
others are out on four to five day tours.
Several of the ministers have been accompanied by their