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'Work with commitment for the development of the country' Secretary Defence

'Work with commitment for the development of the country' Secretary Defence

'Government servants should continue with the good work in assisting the country's development drive", said Secretary of Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa addressing the members of staff of the Ministry at a gathering held this morning (01st January) at Ministry premises.

'We have achieved remarkable success in defeating terrorism and with the Urban Development Authority coming under the ministry we have doubled the work focusing attention on development in keeping with the Mahinda Chinthanaya manifesto' he added. Further speaking he said that, "all must work together with commitment towards the country's development, and extend their fullest support and contribution in the coming year too'. He concluded expressing best wishes for staff and the nation.

A One minute silence was observed in commemorating the war heroes and traditional taking of oath by government servants was also held at the event.

Senior ministry officials, security forces officers, department heads and staff was gathered at the event. Chairperson of MOD Seva Vanitha Unit Mrs. Ioma Rajapaksa was also present at the occassion.


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