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* Sri Lankan President seeks public support to clean up the country of malpractices
Tue, Feb 13, 2018, 10:52 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 13, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena seeks the popular support for a comprehensive program against bribery, corruption, frauds malpractices and waste with the intention to build a clean country.

The Presidential Secretariat has launched a national program to achieve this goal and sought the input of the public for a board dialogue, state radio reported.

President's coordinating secretary Rajitha Kodituwakku addressing a news conference held in Colombo this morning has said that a broad social dialogue on combating the evil practices and take the country forward for a prosperous era is needed. He added that there is a need to empower the administrative and legal system.

Coordinating secretary Anura Amaratunga said that the Presidential Secretariat invites views and proposals and active participation of the Maha Sangha and other clergies, scholars, professionals who loves the country on this subject.

Two telephone lines 076 46 54 600 or 077 57 70 882 have been reserved for the public to inform about bribery, corruption, frauds malpractices and waste. This information can also be sent to the Presidential secretariat in writing, he added.


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