Investigations have revealed that a sum of Rs. 200 crores had been defrauded at the beginning of the Nelum Kuluna Tower project in 2012, President Maithripala Sirisena revealed.
Investigations into a questionable advance amount of Rs. 200 crores claimed to have been paid to a Chinese company by the previous government in 2012 amid the project revealed that no such company is located in China, President Sirisena said.
The President made these comments in addressing the opening ceremony of the Nelum Kuluna Tower today (16).