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* Government will not curtail rights of working class, Sri Lankan President assures
Thu, Mar 27, 2014, 12:31 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Mar 26, Ambalangoda: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa assured today that Government is not ready to curtail the rights endowed to the nation.

Addressing the final election rally in in Galle District at the Ambalangoda Urban Council Grounds, the President emphasized that although some parties are spreading false information on government's development programs and labor rights, the Government always appeared on behalf of the rights of the labor fraternity. As such it will not curtail these rights, the President stressed.

The President pointed out that the Government for the first time introduced a technology curriculum in the schools for the benefit of the children so they can not just win the country but the world.

He underscored the need to develop the country for the posterity while creating a background to build the morality of the children and also a better society.

The President expressed hope that people would choose wisely at the forthcoming election to strengthen the country's progressive march.

Senior Minister Prof. Tissa Vitharana and Ministers Nimal Siripala De Silva and Rajitha Senaratne also addressed the meeting. A large gathering including many Parliamentarians participated in the rally.

(Photos by Udesh Gunarathna)

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