UNP MP Mangala Samaraweera has questioned as to how a young MP and a Navy officer have become leading stock market investors.
Speaking to BBC Sandeshaya, he has posed the question as to how they had acquired such wealth.
It is the massive commissions obtained by president Mahinda Rajapaksa’s family for the loans received at very high interest from China that are thus being invested in the share market, he charged.
Cabinet spokesman Keheliya Rambukwella said foreign loans were obtained on collective decisions, but said he could not guarantee that members of government had not obtained commissions as alleged.
In an interview to Sunday Lankadeepa, president Rajapaksa’s youngest son Rohitha said none of his family members owned a home or a vehicle.