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President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has assured to free the country of drug menace while stating that several measures are already in place to prevent drug infiltration and distribution.

The President has emphasized that the country will be freed from drugs similar to that of terrorism, the President’s Media Division said.

President made these comments at a public gathering organized near Kiribathgoda Shopping complex yesterday to support candidates of SLPP contesting the General Election.

The gathering was organized by candidate Prasanna Ranaweera. Maha Sanga led by Prof. Ven. Kumburugamuwe Vajira Thero invoked blessings on the President.

President heeded to the requests by the public to construct a housing scheme for the residents in Peliyagoda prone to flash floods and to set up a pumping station in Pethiyagoda. People also apprised the President of the current status of the Kiribathgoda Hospital and issues related to lands. They also requested the President not to halt investigations into Easter Sunday attacks.

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  • Dee Thursday, 23 July 2020 10:43 AM

    Good that this statement wasn't made in Ratmalana, Negombo etc. The crowds would have run away!

    Jude Thursday, 23 July 2020 10:51 AM

    Well you could be another Rodrigo Duterte !! Yeah !!

    Sando Thursday, 23 July 2020 10:55 AM

    Great Sir......You will develop this Country too. Let no Terrorist/Extremist Group raise its head again.

    Duggie Thursday, 23 July 2020 11:30 AM

    Like Duterte or Sirisena?

    Sambo Thursday, 23 July 2020 09:21 PM

    This is our prayer sir.


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