While claiming that the all citizens above 30 years of age would be vaccinated within the next two months, Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs Namal Rajapaksa today expressed hope that the inter provincial travel restrictions could be lifted soon.
Addressing a gathering at the inaugural ceremony of the “ Ape Game Ape Para” road development project in the Hambantota District today he said Sri Lanka was in the first place in the world’s anti CORONA immunization campaign and that a clear indication of the efficient management of the epidemic. He inaugurated the Bedigama- Udgahaatta Devala road in Vitharandeniya.
“ After concluding the vaccination of the majority of the people, the government will be able to restore normalcy in every field including the school education and tourism. Judging from the efficiency of the vaccination programe , I am hopeful that the inter provincial travel restrictions could be lifted soon. Political rivals were under the impression that the country’s economy would be totally ruined and the development activities would grind to a halt bringing about the collapse of the government . They were sadly mistaken. The President and the Prime Minister have been able to face this challenge and to save the country” Minister Namal Rajapakse said.
He further said the rural roads all over the country would be improved under the on going road development programe.( Anisha Manage and Chandrasena Gamage)