698 Million Rupees Wasted For the Hosting Bid for the Commonwealth Game !
Posted on 07.11.2019 by Chandana Sirimalwatte in Local News with 0 Comments
Auditor General Office revealed that 698 million of people’s money had wasted for attempting to get the hosting bid for the Common Wealth Game in 2018. The Oditing office proposes to hold a special investigation regarding those institutions and individuals who contributed with donations of Rs 570.819.155 for the support for the bid.
According to the Oofice, a private company called CWG had put the bid. The sports ministry and the Treasury had given 110 million while Sri Lanka Export Development Board and the Telecom had given 18 million. In addition to that, several institutions and individuals contributed money. But there was not any transparency for spending this huge money, not even any accounts reports for the spending.