Venerable Omalpe Sobhitha thera claims the Indian Foreign Secretary paid a visit to the oil tanks in Trincomalee in a bid to complete a fraudulent deal.
Speaking during a media briefing in Kegalle Sobhitha thera claimed the Indian Foreign Secretary arrived in the country to take over the 85 remaining oil tanks in Trincomalee.
He questioned what authority the current rulers have to sell state assets in such a manner, stressing that it is a crime.
The thera said the public must rally against arbitrary selling of state resources.
Sobhitha thera added despite various voices being raised, the President seems to be unaware of such matters and questioned whether he had no interest in engaging in politics in future.
The thera also questioned whether the country will face a similar fate as Afghanistan, Somalia and Ethiopia.