Due to the death threats of the Minister of State, Cey- Nor Chairman goes home

The media reports that Dr. Dulan Hettiarachchi, Chairman of Cey-Nor Foundation, has resigned from his position saying that he is unable to continue his duties due to the death threats of State Minister Piyal Nishantha.

It is reported that Dr. Dulan Hettiarachchi has informed the President in writing about this, stating that Mr. Piyal Nishantha, the Minister of State for Fisheries, is threatening him and asking for bribes and in some cases, if they are not given, he gives death threats in various ways.

It is stated in the written complaint sent to Hettiarachchi that he took over the chairmanship of the Sea Nor Foundation Limited which is under the State Ministry of Fisheries, while it was in a state of continuous losses, and Piyal Nishantha appointed twenty new employees to the institution.

Dr. Hettiarachchi has stated in the letter to the President that the Minister of State is asking for hampers worth ten thousand rupees to be distributed to the voters of his constituency and in some cases he is threatening to ask for money to buy the hampers and pressurizing him to pay the salaries of the new employees from the Ministry.

He has sent to the President that during his tenure, he has done great things such as converting the Cey- Nor Institute, which was focused only on fiber production, into civil construction, getting Australian investments into the C Nor Institute and getting 29 crores of rupees for the development of the institute after negotiating with Indian government agencies. mentioned in the article.

Regarding the allegations leveled by the Sinor Chairman, State Minister for Fisheries Piyal Nishantha stated that he denies all the allegations leveled against him.

Mr. Piyal Nishantha, who said that he would fulfill the responsibility of any ministry given to him, said that he had no problem with the chairman of C. Nor Institute.