The Hospital, which was under his chairmanship until January 2015, spent the Rs. 21 million for a period of two years to pay it’s Board Members to attend the customary meetings. In 2014, the Hospital had spent approximately Rs. 6.9 million, and in 2015 the hospital paid approximately Rs. 13.6 million to the Board of Directors, to attend the meetings.
The payment was made based on how many Board meetings, the members attended. The Board Members included; Gotabaya Rajapaksa, Roshini Cabraal, D.P.A. Fernando, G.W.K. Wickremasinghe, M. Mohan Singh, N.A.P.B. Wijesririwardena, P.A. Lionel, Y.D. Nihal Jayatilleka, N.L.K. Ganganath Karunaratna, Sunil Godhwani, Vishal Bali, Daljith Singh, Sanjeev Vashishta, P. Raghunath, K.H.C. Daphne, Sandeep Puri, K.P. Jayasuriya, Karthik Rajagopal, M.S. Perera, H. Hemal Gunasekara, H. Asita de Silva, S.M. Wijeratne, S.T. Nanayakkara, Ven. Thiniyawala Palitha thero, Sarath Paranavitane, M.D.S. Lokuhetty, R. Lalith Wijesundara, Damien Fernando, Anil Abeywickrema, Ms. Uma Rajamantri, H.A.C. Siriwardena, K.S. Srivastava, and Ravi Sachdev, over a period of two years.
Rajapaksa resigned from his position of chairmanship of Lanka Hospitals PLC, after his brother, Mahinda lost the Presidential elections in 2015. The Government owns majority of the shares at Lanka Hospitals.
Meanwhile, even though reports said that the Board of Directors were paid for attending meetings, in the list of names submitted to Parliament by Minister of Public Enterprise Development, Eran Wickremeratne, Rajapaksa’s name was not listed as a member of the Board who received an allowance for attending the meetings.