The presidential task forces were appointed without the cabinet approval followed by Parliament. The task forces are not responsible to Parliament. Therefore, spending for the task forces is illegal,” United National Party MP Ranil Wickremesinghe told Sri Lankan Parliament today (23).
Spending for the presidential task forces from the president’s expenditure heads is unlawful. “Parliament has power over the finances and control of the cabinet as per the constitution. The Cabinet is responsible to Parliament, he further said.