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Aim of imposing Death penalty is to build a better country

President Maithripala Sirisena says all the persons who are against the process of imposing the death penalty for drug traffickers, are against the task of building a better country.

The reason behind all the serious criminal activities like murder, robbery, rape is the drugs, the President said, adding that he decided to impose the death penalty for drug traffickers with the aim of building a better country for the future generation, stated the President’s Media Division.

President Sirisena made these remarks addressing a religious ceremony held to present the Scroll to the Most Ven. Galgodagama Sobhita Nayaka Thero for being elevated to the position of Chief Sanganayaka of Uva Province of Amarapura Siri Saddhammawansha Maha Nikaya, at the Bandarawela Urban Council Auditorium, today.

The President expressing his views further said that a developed country means a country not only rich with physical resources, but a country fill with disciplined and better persons.


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