Ranil says his wife gets higher salary than him

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says his wife, Maithree Wickramasinghe, gets a higher salary than him.The Prime Minister told Parliament today he backs proposals to increase the salary of Parliamentarians. He said he also has no objections to Parliamentarians being given vehicles to carry out their work in their electorates.Meanwhile, Tourism Minister John Amaratunga said that MPs need to be given better housing. He said that while private companies are erecting new apartments in the city, nothing is being done for the MPs. (Colombo Gazette) read more

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