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The President meet Secretaries to the Ministries

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor August 28, 2018 18:56

The President meet Secretaries to the Ministries

A meeting between President Maithripala Sirisena and Secretaries to the Ministries was held at the Presidential Secretariat.

During this meeting, the President emphasized that Ministry Secretaries have to play a vital role in making the development process of the government efficient. The progress of the development programmes implemented at Ministerial level was reviewed in this meeting.

It was also discussed regarding the programmes implemented to present new proposals to promote the government’s revenue, creation of new paths to receive income, the contribution to the national economy and the expenditure management of state institutions.

Furthermore, steps had been taken to appoint an Additional Secretary for each Ministry to evaluate and implement the bilateral agreements entered into during the official visits of the President to foreign countries and during this meeting the progress of those tasks were also reviewed. The President pointed out the need to maintain a systematic way of public relations and emphasized on the importance of giving prominence for the grievances and requests of the people. He said that it is mandatory that on Wednesdays the Secretaries of all the Ministries should be in their offices to meet the public.

Moreover, President stressed the importance of every Ministry to maintain a Website and constantly interrelate the information regarding the official duties of the Ministry, and the development plans launched. The contribution made by the ministries on the most prominent projects of the government, namely Grama Shakthi, Gam Peraliya, Enterprise Sri Lanka, National Food Production Program and National Tree-planting Program were also finalized.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor August 28, 2018 18:56

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