Trade Minister makes special statement at Parliament (Video)
Posted on September 22nd, 2021

Courtesy Hiru News

Trade Minister Bandula Gunawardena made a special statement during the debate on the amendments to the Consumer Affairs Authority Act today (22).

Citing a statement made by Thushan Gunawardena, former Executive Director of the Consumer Affairs Authority, the Minister further stated that if any party proves that he or any of his family members or staff members are involved in fraud and corruption while performing their duties in the Ministry, He will resign not only from the ministry but also from politics.

He also denied the allegations made by the director, who was appointed by the former Trade Minister for a period of three years, and stated that he had never interfered in the duties of the Consumer Affairs Authority.

The Minister also denied the allegations made by the Consumer Affairs Authority and stated that an investigation would be carried out into the allegations and legal action would be taken.

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