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Rajapaksas' overseas visits cost Rs 43 mn

Colombo, Nov 30 (UNI) The Sri Lankan government spent Rs 43 million on visits abroad by ousted President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and his disgraced brother and former Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa in just one year.
More than Rs 36 million were spent by Mahinda Rajapaksa for two visits abroad while Gotabaya Rajapaksa spent Rs 7 million for three official visits overseas, the Daily Mirror reported.
The Presidential Secretariat and the Prime Minister’s Office provided the information on a directive issued by the Right to Information Commission.
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