Chairman of the Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) Minister D.E.W. Gunasekara said that Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) would be summoned to answer allegations made by sports minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage.
Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage’s alleged that the State Engineering Corporation (SEC) and the Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLA) had overbilled SLC for more than Rs. 350 million for construction work on the Khettarama and Pallekele cricket Stadiaums.
. The Sports Minister also accused the contractors of the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium in Sooriyawewa of overbilling SLC for more than Rs. 700 million.
D.E.W. Gunasekara said that the Auditor General’s opinion should be sought on the matter.