The President goes to Parliament
[April 05 2019]
The expenditures of Ministry of Defense and the
Ministry of Environment was taken in to debate at the parliament today
(4) and the President who went to the parliament made certain special
remarks on those two subjects.
The President emphasized the importance of a proper
policy program for disposal of garbage and said that it should be state
policy based despite of political party differences.
President further made remarks that there is a delay
in properly disposing garbage due to the public interference for the
recycling plans monitored according to scientific methods. The
provincial councils holds the legal responsibility of disposing garbage
and the issue is that they also lack resources and stressed more on the
need for solving these two issues within a national policy.
President Sirisena speaking about the Uma Oya project
mentioned that 95% of it is already over and at the end of this year the
project can be completely finished.
When distributing the lands belonging to Mahaweli
project there were no party concerns and making remarks on the
criticisms, he said that there were no favoritisms, corruption, and or
else any mechanism safeguarding political parties when disputes taken
Due to the Morgahakanda project the people lost lands
and steps were taken to provide the highest compensation for them and
there are villages created for them to resettle them spending a huge
amount of money, said the President.
President Sirisena speaking about matters of Ministry
of Defense said that the policy for strengthening the Tri forces has no
way ignored. The tri forces are making a huge contribution towards the
development of the country and despite the analysis provided by the
politicians the public of the North eastern provinces are closely
working together with the forces, said the President.
Establishing a more people friendly police service,
creating a background for the police officers to work with a more mental
stability and satisfaction to accomplish their duties, several programs
have been conducted, he mentioned and added that he highly appreciates
the contribution made by Police department and all the other officers in
illegal drug eradication and prevention of crimes.