Aug 18, 2018

Railways GM still in post despite retirement! Featured

The Railway Department General Manager Wijaya Samarasinghe had retired on August 03, but still functions in his post.

A senior Transport Ministry official told Sri Lanka Mirror that he is still functioning in his position without any legal provision to do so.

He is not only illegally still holding onto his post but he is also still using the official vehicle given bearing number PF – 8450 with fuel being supplied by the Railways Department.

While using the vehicle for his private needs, he has made provisions for the driver of the vehicle to receive travelling allowances and overtime from the Railways Department.

It is alleged that the GM is engaging in all this illegal activities by highlighting that he has a doctorate in Buddhist Culture from a university in Thailand which bears no relevance to the Railways Department.