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All parties must come together to face the country's future challenges, Sri Lanka President says
Fri, Apr 2, 2010, 12:13 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.
Apr 02, Vavuniya: All political parties in the country must neglect all their differences and come together to overcome the nation's future challenges and make the country a better place to live, President Mahinda Rajapaksa said yesterday.
Addressing a massive rally at the Vavuniya Urban Council Grounds Thursday, the President said everyone's priority should be to make the country a better place to live.
President Rajapaksa said he is committed to fulfill aspirations of the people who suffered from the decades-long war and help them to realize their dreams.
Promising to provide facilities to improve agricultural industry in Wanni, the President said several programmes in this regard are already in progress.
The UPFA candidates of the Vavuniya District Risath Bathiyudeen, Premaratne Sumathipala, Joseph Marshal Peiris, Upul Balasuriya, Omran Saheed Mahroof, Unaif Farouk, S. Kanagaratnam, Shivanathan Kishore and M. Githanjali also addressed the gathering.
(Pictures by Chandana Perera)
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