Written by Staff Writer
09 Aug, 2015 | 7:27 pm
President Maithripala Sirisena participated in several programmes held in the Polonnaruwa district on Sunday August 9.
President Maithripala Sirisena attended a programme held at the Siri Perakumba Maha Pirivena at the Sri Priyadarshanaramaya in Pulasthigama, Polonnaruwa on Sunday morning.
The president noted that they have already commenced a very broad national programme for the eradication of the drug menace. The president stated that he has appointed separate project directors for this purpose.
The president also said that he has already appointed four project directors who have been tasked with enhancing local food production, environment conservation and tackling the spread of kidney disease; adding that preliminary plans have been drawn up and are awaiting the conclusion of the general election.
The president also commented on the implementation of development programmes.
He said that when developing a nation, all areas have to show equal growth, adding that his government and himself are not interested in selecting a single area and in deploying all state assets, treasury funds, NGOs and businesses to a single area.
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