All public servants are obliged with the responsibilities of preventing any downfall of the public services

All public servants are obliged with the responsibilities of preventing any downfall of the public services

Due to the current political crisis  in the country the lives of the people should not be  inconvenienced at any level, said the President.Maithripala Sirisena.

President made a request to all public servants to oblige with the responsibilities  of evading any down fall in the public services.

President  Sirisena made this request addressing the ceremony of presenting permanent appointments at Samurdhi development department held at Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium, Colombo, today(30).

Making the dream of  the prime objective of  27,000 Samurdhi beneficiaries   in  obtaining appointments with complete retirement pension  a reality, more than 7000 were presented appointment letters at the ceremony chaired by the President.

The President further said that he has appointed all secretaries of Ministries under the powers given to   the  President by the constitution. Thus all the appointments are legal and there are no issues regarding them, yet, whichever crisis may  occur within the   country all the duties of his ministries will conduct appropriately and the secretaries of the ministries, public officers are responsible towards   carrying the duties of the ministries properly.

Sustaining the economy of the low income families the services done by Samurdhi to bring economic stability to the country was appreciated by the President while also praising the duties accomplished by the Samurdhi officers.

Minister for housing and welfare Wimal Weerawansa, other ministers, secretary of Ministry of housing and welfare Upali Marasighe, acting  director general of Samurdhi development department Nimal Kotawalagedara, and other state officers were present in this event.

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