Venerable Elle Gunawansa thera has filed a Fundamental Rights petition before the Supreme Court against the Trincomalee Oil Tank Complex agreement reached with India.
The agreement to develop the Trincomalee Oil Tanks was signed last week.
The Secretary of the Treasury signed the agreement on behalf of the Sri Lankan government, while the other signatories included the Commissioner General of Land, the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation, the Lanka Indian Oil Corporation and the Trinco Petroleum Terminal Pvt. Ltd.
Secretary of the National Bhikhu Front Venerable Wakamulle Uditha thera also filed a petition before the Supreme Court against the Trincomalee Oil Tank Complex agreement.
47 individuals including the Attorney General representing the President, the Secretary of the Ministry of Finance, and the Minister of Energy have been cited as respondents.
Ven. Uditha thera in his petition called for an order to cancel the agreement.