Thursday, 23rd October 2014

Political

Certain people have forgotten how the UNP government planned to prune the strength of the Public Service from 700,000 to 300,000 under the Regaining Sri Lanka program between 2001-2004, President Mahinda Rajapaksa said. "They wanted to dilute the Public Service by providing more avenues for the private sector in the service of public," he said. President Rajapaksa was speaking at the distribution of motorcycles to public servants in the Galle district at the Board of Investment grounds in Koggala. Over 6,000 public servants are provided with motorcycles in the Galle district. About 1,500...