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Rata Wenuwen Ekata Sitimu to be launched in four districts

The Rata Wenuwen Ekata Sitimu (‘Let’s Stand Together for the Country’) national development programme implemented under the directives of President Maithripala Sirisena with the aim of providing and efficient and satisfactory service to people to solve their unsettled issues will be implemented in four districts within the next two months, the Presidential Secretariat said in a media release.

The programme will be launched in the Badulla district from September 23 to 28, in the Anuradhapura district from October 4 to 9, in the Hambantota district from October 10 to 14, and in the Colombo district from October 16 to 21.

Under the direction of the President, the Rata Wenuwen Ekata Sitimu (‘Let’s Stand Together for the Country’) national development programme commenced in February 2019 and during the past seven months, the programme was launched in the Puttalam, Batticaloa, Ampara, Mullaitivu, Moneragala, Gampaha and Jaffna districts and more than Rs.1,200 million has been spent in this regard.

This was revealed during a recent discussion chaired by the President at the President’s Office.

Measures will also be taken to expedite the national programmes on drug prevention, prevention of chronicle kidney disease, environment protection, national food production, Gramashakthi, SMART Sri Lanka, and the empowerment of the disabled and senior citizens.

The Secretary pointed out that through the Ekata Sitimu programme, it was possible to provide solutions to long-term issues faced by the people to accelerate various development projects as well as to launch new ones.

Attention was also drawn to starting small-scale development activities to strengthen the economy in rural areas.

The President also emphasised the importance of continuing development activities diligently despite the political affiliations of public servants.

Secretaries to Ministries, District Secretaries, Divisional Secretaries and several other public officials participated in the discussion.


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