Dec 05, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena today instructed government officials to continue the development process and the public services amid the political crisis in the country with no functioning government.
At a discussion held with the state officials at the President's office on Wednesday (05), the President said the development process and public welfare services should not be inefficient at any rate.
The President instructed the relevant officers that all monetary allocations provided for the next monetary year should be spent properly and schedule the development plans precisely fort the next year and the needs of the public should be met.
The President further stated that the officers are responsible and are bound to ensure that in spite of the current political turmoil public services and development programs will be carried forward actively.
President instructed to make plans to continue all the special projects conducted under the President's office with more efficiency and effectiveness in the year 2019.
The Grama Shakthi People's movement which is focused on eradicating the poverty of people conducted under the President's office should be carried with more strength than of the previous year said the President while explaining the importance of the coordinating officers who were appointed district wise to accomplish their duties properly.
President Sirisena paid special concern on the tree planting programs conducted Island wide under National Program for environmental conservation where he instructed the officers to make the program speedily taking the existing rainy condition a blessing.
He reviewed the progress of the development projects conducted district wise and appreciated the progress made by the special Presidential Task force appointed to monitor development of north eastern regions within a short span of time.