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No one can issue certificates claiming the success of government’s completion of its targets, President Maithripala Sirisena today said while addressing the national programme achieving a land mark target of 100 MW solar power capacity addition to the national grid.

100MW Solar Power Battle (Soorya Bala Sangraamaya) programme was held at Waters’ Edge yesterday with the participation of President Maithripala Sirisena, Power and Renewable Energy Minister Ranjith Siyambalapitiya, Deputy Minister Ajith P. Perera, Ministry Secretary Dr. Suren Batagoda, Sri Lanka Sustainable Energy Authority (SLSEA) Chairman, Keerthi Wickramaratne, and several other guests.

“No one can give certificates or make any judgments to say whether the government was successful or failed. The certificates could be issued only at the end of our term,” the President said.

He said this Yahapalanaya government can show its success without any doubt with credible evidences at the end of its official term.

President Sirisena said that he had left Mahinda Rajapaksa government on November 21 three years ago with an ambition of making many changes in the country. Fortunately, I managed to reach my targets and made several changes. We have been able to stop the arrival of international judges as well as formation l of international criminal court to the country. That was one of our successes,” he said.

“We have strengthen the Public Service Commission (PSC) so the government workers can function with a sense of dignity. We also have strengthen the Sri Lanka Human Rights Commission and the judiciary,” he said.

I must clearly say that I’m very glad to speak here because I had done everything what I thought to do for the benefit for the country, the President further added.(Chaturanga Pradeep)

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  Comments - 12

  • concern Wednesday, 22 November 2017 05:08 AM

    No need to predict it is quite obvious.

    RuwanL Wednesday, 22 November 2017 05:47 AM

    Mr President success cannot come suddenly! We have to see progress but unfortunately we don't see it! It is a shame that you and the premier have not lived up to our expectation! For the past 3 years you'll have said that the previous regime robbed the country and even came to power promising that you will catch them. Unfortunately it looks like you'll have robbed the country more than the previous regime.

    ANTON Wednesday, 22 November 2017 06:17 AM


    lion Wednesday, 22 November 2017 07:05 AM

    yes yes we have seen the progress of your children made during the last 2 years.

    DJ Wednesday, 22 November 2017 07:44 AM

    What about the thiefs who would've killed you if you lost. You mean they got away with the countries wealth and the people have to pay the debt. Big talk that's all

    OBSERVER Wednesday, 22 November 2017 09:40 AM

    yes.moron can not,but wise people can.

    Don Wednesday, 22 November 2017 10:25 AM

    Nothing to predict, it is a total failureIf you became the president in 2005 when the war was there ,you would have increased it ten fold in 2-3 years by your sheer incompetence..At which point you would have become on par with Chandrika in regards to handling warIt should be clear to people of SL now ( due to the performance of this government in all fronts)that war would never ever would have ended if not for MR.Give MR that credit

    Pattapal Boru Wednesday, 22 November 2017 10:45 AM

    dont worry we will send u home.

    [email protected] Wednesday, 22 November 2017 10:50 AM

    Thank you being so open as the president of the country. We don't have to predict the Success or Failures of our country, we feel and experience it as the citizens of the country.

    shanthapriya Wednesday, 22 November 2017 10:57 AM

    What a lovely and timely statement by our common candidate

    qatar Wednesday, 22 November 2017 11:17 AM

    Shameless statement by a President !

    Sanath Wednesday, 22 November 2017 01:55 PM

    He is just a good talker. Nothing he could do.

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