President Gotabaya Rajapaksa who was in Polonnaruwa yesterday called for a full report on shortcomings in Polonnaruwa schools.
The President was briefed by the public regarding several issues including the teacher shortages affecting many schools in the district.
President Rajapaksa paying his swift attention to this matter requested the former State Minister Roshan Ranasinghe to prepare a full report on the shortcomings in schools.
The President made these remarks joining the Sri Lanka Podu Jana Peramuna election campaign in Polonnaruwa, yesterday.
The President also advised the Alahera people who are engaged in small scale gem mining to continue their industry without causing any harm to the environment.
The meeting was organised by the SLPP candidate Mr. Amarakeerthi Athukorala.
The President attended public gatherings organised by the former State Minister Roshan Ranasinghe at Bedi wewa, Polonnaruwa and the former Deputy Minister Siripala Gamlath in Giritale and discussed in detail regarding the issues of the people. (Lahiru Pothmulla and K. G. Karunaratne)