Sri Lanka’s opposition presidential candidate declares assets, returns fuel coupons
Dec 08, Colombo: Sri Lanka’s common opposition presidential candidate Maithripala Sirisena today declared all his assets to the Commissioner of Elections Mahinda Deshapriya.
Speaking to the media after handing over the nominations, Sirisena said that the details on his assets will be open for the public and public can get copies if requested from his campaign office.
He also returned unused fuel coupons worth Rs. 1 million given to him, when he was the Minister of Health, back to the government.
The opposition candidate as pledged earlier, also opened and activated a fund at the Bank of Ceylon with the money he received for cutouts and hoardings to provide medical relief to the kidney patients.