Be stake holders in SL's development: PM to critics

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The government is endeavouring to obtain the support of its opponents to make its 2016 social and economic development programme a success, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said today.

In a special statement during a New Year reception at Temple Trees, Mr. Wickremesinghe said some may criticize the government’s three-year social and economic development programme but that the ruling administration was keen to woo the critics to its camp.

“We don’t have to stop our social and economic development programme in the face of criticism but will woo those who criticize us to our camp,” he said.

He said this development programme would cover the entire country from Hambantota to Jaffna and from Colombo to Trincomalee. (Yohan Perera)


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  Comments - 4

  • Coconut Republic Monday, 04 January 2016 03:34 PM

    Good luck with your new initiatives!

    Real Peace Monday, 04 January 2016 03:47 PM

    Yes sir solve the cancerous issues hurting this country politically and we will become a prosperous Asian country in no time.

    Butnosigns Monday, 04 January 2016 05:30 PM

    Yeah!!! Unfortunately, so far no signs for last one year.

    Public Servants Monday, 04 January 2016 06:49 PM

    You may have to do development with FCID

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