Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera has complained to the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) over a fake letter with his signature addressed to the Pope.
Samaraweera’s office said that the letter dated 03 June 2019 on a Parliament Letterhead addressed to His Holiness the Pope, which is attributed to the Minister of Finance Mangala Samaraweera, MP, is fake.
The fabrication of a Parliament Letterhead and the Minister’s signature are serious matters as is the fabricated content of the letter, Samaraweera’s office said.
Samaraweera’s office said that action has been taken to lodge a complaint with the Criminal Investigation Department of the Sri Lanka Police requesting that this matter be investigated immediately. (Colombo Gazette)