State Minister Roshan Ranasinghe has denied that he used private sector sponsorship to travel to Tokyo Olympics.
The statement notes that the minister travelled at his personal expense. The statement in Sinhala is shown below.
Speaking during this week’s cabinet briefing, media minister – Keheliya Rambukwella had claimed that expenses for ministers who travelled for Olympics were borne by several sponsors from the private sector.
State Ministers Thenuka Vidanagamage, DV Chanaka and Roshan Ranasinghe have accompanied Sports Minister Namal Rajapaksa to Tokyo.