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PM reveals that a large sum is allocated for education, health and social development

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor March 22, 2019 19:23

PM reveals that a large sum is allocated for education, health and social development

Prime Minister RanilWickremasinghe has said that the Government was allocating a large sum for education, health as well as social development.

The Prime Minister expressed this view at the Annual Convocation of the Institute of National Social Development Institute. Postgraduate Diplomas, Bachelor’s Degrees and Diplomas were awarded at this function. Among those who joined in the occasion were Minister DayaGamage and Deputy Minister Ali ZahirMoulana.

Further expressing his views Premier Wickremasinghe said that social service on one hand in the past was considered as part of the health sector with regard to children, women and the helpless. At present there is a separate sector on children. With developments taking place in society, advice and support are needed for every sector. He queried as to who is providing them.

The Prime Minster said that as a Government they had to spend a large sum to repay loans. Another part had to be spent to pay salaries of public servants. But with the balance funds attention was directed to the social sector. If so fund had been given to education and the health sectors. Now they have to go to the next phase.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor March 22, 2019 19:23