The JVP’s biggest achievements

JVP supremo Somawanse Amerasinghe said among the biggest achievements of the party during the last year was reducing corruption, cutting of waste in ministries, and using the savings to buy a bus for ministry workers to travel. JVP supremo Somawanse Amerasinghe said among the biggest achievements of the party during the last year was reducing corruption, cutting of waste in ministries, and using the savings to buy a bus for ministry workers to travel. “Our members have avoided all the luxuries provided to them. They have stopped corruption. With the money we have saved thus we have bought a bus. Which is now being used to transport ministry workers,” said Amerasinghe at a media meet last week.


Other key achievements included showing the way towards food security and visiting rural industrialists and craftsmen.


“Since independence ministers have shown that if there is a will there is a way to food security in this country, he said.


“Small industries minister has met almost all the small industrialists in the country- sometimes even walking as far as four miles to meet them,” he said.


In answer to a question from journalists how responsible the JVP felt destabilizing the economy and disrupting the peace proces