Reports reaching us confirm that the current Good Governance in power is planning to privatize the Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation.
The workers of the Sri Lanka Insurance corporation told us that Keith Bernard is planning to privatize the Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation and when the latter went to the Insurance Corporation office last week the workers has chased him.
Lanka Hospitals, Shell Gas, Kanovill Holdings, Kanovill Hotel, Inpat and Ceynor Lanka are being administered under the Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation.
This Keith Bernard was working as a director of the Maga Neguma Project of the Rajapaksa regime and later he was working as a director Melstar Sfar Regal of businessmen Harry Jayawardana.
The Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation was once initiated to privatize by the then UNP government in the year 2000 when Ranil Wickramasinghe was serving as the Prime Minister. The Insurance corporation trade unions filed a petition against the privatization in the Supreme Court. The Supreme Court ordered to pay the money owed to Harry Jayawardana and ordered the treasury to take over the institution back to the government.
Parliament MP. Vasudewa Nanayakkara also filed a petition against the privatization of the Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation.
It is reported that one Rikaz Hussain, working as the secretary to Kabeer Hasim’s Enterprise and Development ministry is working on his personal whims bypassing the tender procedures of Shell Gas, Lanka Hospitals and Insurance Corporation.
Hussain is reported to be the brother in law of Minister Kabeer Hashim. It is reported that the latter is transferring million of illegally earned money to minister Hashim’s wife.
Further reports reaching us confirm us that trade and international relationship minister Malik Samarawickrama is trying to bring former parliament MP Thiru Nadesan back to Sri Lanka. Thiru Nadesan is reported to be an agent to collect commissions from foreign investors and Malik Samarawickrama has brought him to fulfill that purpose.