Petroleum Minister Udaya Gammanpila has submitted a cabinet paper to borrow US $ 2.5 billion from an American company and its interest 3% but a 7% commission has been agreed upon in order to obtain the relevent loan, JVP Leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake said.
He noted that a commission of US $ 175 million, or Rs. 35,525 million, has been agreed upon to obtain that amount.
Dissanayake added that the commission would be distributed not only to the company but also between a large number of people.
He further said;