Gammanpila prepares to hand over the Trincomalee oil tanks to India – Ananda (VIDEO)
Udaya Gammanpila, Minister of Energy is working to hand over the Trincomalee oil tank complex to India, said Ananda Palitha, a trade union leader of the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation.
"You should remember the statements made by Minister Gammanpila regarding the Trincomalee oil tank complex. It was said that 99 tanks were given forever under the Indo-Lanka agreement. It was told to show if possible a 35 year lease agreement. He said there was no such thing. Hes aid he was going to get the tanks back. In front of the Prime Minister on March 16 in Kolonnawa he said that the Indian High Commissioner has agreed that we will receive the tanks in a few days.
Palitha recalled that one of the objectives of bringing a no-confidence motion against Minister Gammanpila was to prevent the handing over of these tanks to India, adding that all members of the government who defeated the no-confidence motion were responsible for the betrayal."
Ananda Palitha stated this addressing a media briefing held at the office of the Leader of the Opposition yesterday (27).