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President instructs Governors to dedicate themselves for an efficient public service

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor January 11, 2019 18:46

President instructs Governors to dedicate themselves for an efficient public service

President Maithripala Sirisena has emphasized that he expects all new Governors to meet the expected development targets through efficient and streamlined public services extending their direct mediation. The President made this observation during a discussion with Governors and officials including Provincial Chief Secretaries.

President Maithripala Sirisena discussed with Governors and officials including Provincial Chief Secretaries the development programmes launched at the District level as well as the special projects mooted by the President’s Office. The President’s Office has already launched many special projects under the guidance of the President with the intention of upgrading the general public economically and socially and moulding virtuous citizens. Prominent among them are the narcotics prevention national programme to save the younger generation from the narcotics menace and the Grama Shakthi national programme to alleviate the masses from poverty. The President’s office has also launched the national programme to protect the children on behalf of safeguarding the children of the country, the environment conservation programme on behalf of conserving the environment and the local national food production programme. It also includes the kidney disease prevention national programme.

The Narcotics Prevention National Week has been declared from the 21st to the 28th of this month to educate the society on the ill effects of the use of narcotics. Many programmes have been mooted in this respect.

Directing the attention of the officials concerned on the formulation of innovative programme targeting school children, state officials as well as the public, the President called upon the Governors and officials to make a fruitful contribution drawing their personal attention.

The Government has launched many special programmes on behalf of cracking down on narcotics in the Northern and Eastern Provinces.  In addition the Grama Shakthi National Week has been declared from the 18th to the 23rd of February. Programmes are being drawn up with a target of expanding up to 4000 villages the Grama Shakthi programme.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor January 11, 2019 18:46

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