Colombo, Aug 12 (BAN/ AD): PM today has urged the citizens not to reelect those who are responsible to downfall of nation. He said those who destroy the country should be identified regardless of whatever disguise they are in and defeated.
PM attacked Rajapaksa tenure saying they were in power for 10 years, but could not develop the country and although they have changed clothes and returned once again, same old ways will prevail.
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe made these comments during a ceremony at Kurunegala Municipal Council Hall. He handed over compensation to farmers who were affected by the drought during the Yala season.
A sum of 45 million rupees was allocated as compensation for farmers who faced the destruction of paddy and maize cultivations during the Yala season within the Kurunegala District. Total of 6659 farmers received the compensation. The Government has already finalized arrangements to complete the payment of this compensation to all farmers within the next few days.