President Maithripala Sirisena says even though, few people in the government leveled allegations and criticisms against him for appointing the Bond Commission, he appointed the Commission to fulfill the pledge given by him to the people to eradicate fraud and corruption from the country, while ensuring the fair justice in the society as a government of good governance.
The new office building and the New Multi-Purpose Building for the Mulatiyana Pradeshiya Sabha constructed under the Pura Neguma Project by the Ministry of Provincial Councils and Local Government in connection with the Southern Provincial Council was also declared open by the President. This is a four storied building built at a cost of Rs. 110 million to provide a comprehensive service to the public.
President Maithripala Sirisena said yesterday (6th Nov.) that the government uses the international assistance for Sri Lanka, gained through a good and friendly foreign policy for the development of the country and to build a better future for the children.
The present government had taken steps to create a new economic development system for Sri Lanka by improving infrastructure facilities including new airports and ports, said Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe at Hambantota on Saturday (4th Nov.).
Today, many development projects have been implemented island wide allocating a huge amount of money, and the present government also committed to ensure maximum transparency when implementing those development projects, President Maithripala Sirisena said.
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday said the present education system needs to be revitalized. He pointed out that the present school system has lost its momentum to a certain degree where as a large number of tuition classes and international schools have taken over the education system.