President Maithripala Sirisena says the present government had not taken steps to divide the country or to subjugate the country to any force and there will be no opportunity to divide the country in the future too. The President also said that the present government has taken steps to liberate our war heroes from all the pressure from internationally.
President Sirisena further said that certain politicians rally around Lipton Circus shouting outdated slogans saying not to betray the country and protect the war heroes, only to achieve their petty political objectives.
He made these remarks participating in a ceremony to vest many development activities at the Hela Bojun Hala in the Manampitiya town, with the public, today (02).
Any slogan saying against the government is not relevant for today, the President said and added that the talks relating to the electric chairs, international courts and foreign judges, were ended under the present government’s administration.
The development works of the Hela Bojun Hala in the Manampitiya town have been completed at a cost of Rs. 21.53 million under the “Pibidemu Polonnaruwa (Awakening of Polonnaruwa)” District Development Programme.
Ministers and MPs, including Minister Thalatha Athukorala, State Minister Weerakumara Dissanayake and others participated on this occasion.
60 projects were granted to the public by the participation of the President, Ministers, and experts yesterday under the programme to grant 180 development programmes which were completed under Pibidemu Polonnaruwa District Development programme to the public within three days.
Meanwhile the Welikanda Medical office, which was constructed spending Rs.134 million was opened by the President yesterday.
The Dharma Shala and the two floor residence for Sangha in Manampitiya Magamthota Vihara which was built spending Rs.4 million under program to develop the temples of the districts was opened by the President yesterday.
The construction of the external care unit of the Manampitiya hospital and the clinical building built spending Rs.132 million also initiated by the President.
A lot of ministers without any political barrier gathered with the President in these occasions where experts and heads of security forces and representatives of other fields were present in this event.
Thus a huge gathering of public could be seen in this occasion to view the sun rays of development of their area.