Minister Sirisena says he has spent more on the education sector

Minister Sirisena says he has spent more on the education sector

Minister Sirisena says he has spent more on the education sector

Written by Bella Dalima

21 Jun, 2014 | 8:00 pm

At a function held in Polonnaruwa on Friday, Minister of Health Maithripala Sirisena posed a challenge.

“In 2014 every minister and parliamentarian was given millions of rupees for the development of every district in the country. Around 700 million rupees was given for the Polonnaruwa Electorate. I challenge anyone from any electorate in the country, I will to face any punishment if someone can prove that they have spent more than I have on the education sector. I have always put my weight behind improving the education sector. Seventy percent of the funds allocated to me this year has been spent on education ..”

The Minister made this statement at a function to declare open the new administration building of the Aralaganwila Dilayaya Maha Vidyala which comes under the purview of the Polonnaruwa Dimbulagala Education Zone.

 

 

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