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SajithPremadasa says he is prepared to find solutions for issues of all war heroes

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By ITN News Editor October 18, 2019 19:04

SajithPremadasa says he is prepared to find solutions for issues of all war heroes

United National Front Presidential candidate SajithPremadasa has said that those who are unaware of the price of fertilizer were giving false publicity with respect to the fertilizer subsidy. He made this reference joining in a public rally held in the Mihintale town yesterday. SajithPremadasa said that he would take action to provide fertilizer free of charge to all farmers.
Several public rallies to consolidate the victory of SajithPremadasa were organized in the Anuradhapura District. Several Parliamentarians including Field Marshal SarathFonseka, IshakRahuman and RajthaSenaratne joined in the occasion.
Further addressing the meeting in Mihintale Presidential candidate of United National Front SajithPremadasa said that his opponents who do not exactly know the price of fertilizer have said in their platforms that fertilizer price at 350 rupees would be given free of charge. He said he wished to correct them by saying that fertilizer is priced not at 350 rupees but at 500 rupees along with the 150 insurance levy. As such he said that neither the former President nor their Presidential candidate is aware of the correct position. He said that he wished to announce to the public that fertilizer will be given free of charge.
Meanwhile, joining in the public rally held in Anuradhapura SajithPremadasa said that he is prepared to find solutions to issues of all war heroes.
Addressing the gathering SajithPremadasa referred to the war heroes in the civil defence force. There is approval for 40 thousand to engage in employment. But at present the number serving is 35,670. There are 4330 vacancies. Also about 3200 who are now serving are planning to retire citing various medical reasons. Therefore there are 7550 vacancies. He said he wished to tell the people that on the 16th of November when they elect SajithPremadasa as the President all these 7550 vacancies will be filled and make the Civil Defence Force for the building of the country. There are 1985 who had given up their positions in the Civil Defence Force. Here and then all these 1985 are requesting to reinstate them. He assured that all of them will be reinstated. All those in the Civil Defence Force are working for a labourer’s pay. He said that he wished to announce to all these officers in the Civil Defence Force that all those who are drawing a labourer’s salary will be increased
Meanwhile the new Democratic Front Elections Operations Office in the Anuradhapura town was opened. The opening took place under the patronage of United National Front candidate SajithPremadasa. Ministers ChandraniBandara and P. Harrison were among the people’s representatives that joined in the occasion.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor October 18, 2019 19:04