State Minister Dayasiri Jayasekara says the provision of escort vehicles with security personnel in addition to the official vehicles of Parliamentarians and Ministers should be halted.
Speaking to media after an event today, State Minister Jayasekara said if the provision of escort vehicles is halted, it could strengthen the economy as well as reduce public disdain in politicians.
He added such security at present is unnecessary claiming that security of MPs was increased during the time of the conflict.
The State Minister said Ministry expenditure has been curtailed through the 2022 Budget.
The State Minister said the government is willing to make sacrifices that will contribute to assisting the economy.