Samagi Jana Balawegaya Parliamentarian Patali Champika Ranawaka charges that the President declared open the Port City Marina Promenade as a project carried out under his term, when its construction commenced during MP Ranawaka’s term as the Minister of Western Development and Megapolis.
Speaking to media in Kurunegala the MP said the walking path at Port City was opened with the visiting Chinese Foreign Minister, adding earlier plans were made to build a track for Formula 1 racing at Port City.
MP Ranawaka stated in 2016, the good governance government invalidated that plan and made plans to create a park for the public at Port City.
He said today the present government is opening the Port City Marina Promenade like it was a project carried out by them.
The MP said several development projects in the Kandy city were opened during the term of the former government as well.
MP Ranawaka claimed the present government failed to initiate a single large scale development project.
He said he saw that the present administration is bringing a machine from China to dig tunnels in the country.
He claimed the government is attempting to commit large scale fraud under the pretense of expediting the North Central Province Canal Project.
He added Irrigation Department engineers and the Secretary of the subject Ministry are attempting to commit fraud amounting to USD 35 million through the North Central Province Canal Project.