fbpx

Life+News The Official News Portal of Independent Television Network Ltd

Prime Minister says death penalty will not be supported

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor June 30, 2019 18:57

Prime Minister says death penalty will not be supported

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe says that the proposal to implement the death penalty will not be supported as it is against the policies of the United National Party. The Prime Minister points out many stakeholders including the biggest party which supported the previous presidential election victory and the main party of the government have opposed imposing the capital punishment.

The Prime Minister said this while attending to vest with the public many development projects in the Monaragala District. The opening of Mari Arawa Irrigation Scheme in the Monaragla District took place under the patronage of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe. The Government has spent 1,100 million rupees to the project.

The Irrigation scheme will benefit 766 families. After vesting the project with the public, the Prime Minister addressed the public meeting held at the Mari Arawa Trade Fair premises. Minister Ranjith Madduma Bandara and State Minister Lucky Jayawardena were present on the occasion. Meanwhile the Prime Minister vested with the students the new two storied building of Monaragala, Obbegoda Primary School. The government has spent 16,5 million rupees to construct the building. Thereafter Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe opened the new building of Deliwa Maha Vidyalaya constructed at a cost of 17 million rupees. The Prime Minister toured Deliwa – Kosgas-arawa wewa area and inspected the renovations to the tank.

The government has allocated 16.8 million rupees for the renovations of the tank. Renovations to the tank are being done with the support of the Army. The Prime Minister also opened the Katharagama Trade Complex. Planting of saplings on the entry route to Katharagama volunteer campaign by the sides of Menik Ganga, opening of the entry route to Sella Katharagama Mahasen Temple, planting of saplings in front of Katharagama Devalaya and the opening of vehicle park near Kirivehera took place on the occasion. Ministers Patalie Champika Ranawaka, Ranjith Maddumabandara and Deputy Speaker Ananda Kumarasiri were present on the occasion. Opening of the technical science faculty and the administrative building of the Thanamalwila National School took place under the patronage of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasingh. 120 million rupees has been spent to construct the three storied buildings which have been fixed with equipment valuing nearly 30 million rupees.

The Prime Minister also opened the Youth Brigade Centre building in Thanamalwila.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor June 30, 2019 18:57

BUSINESS NEWS- VIEW ALL

SPORTS NEWS- VIEW ALL

ENTERTAINMENT- VIEW ALL