The first anniversary celebrations of Good Governance will be held today at the Matara Sanath Jayasuriya Grounds under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.
The UNP and the SLFP that won the general election held on 17th August 2015 decided to jointly set up a national Government.
Accordingly while the national government was set up on 19th August, 2015, UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe was appointed its Prime Minister.
While UNP and SLFP MPs were included in the National Government, in addition, several other parties that had supported the two main parties two joined the national Government.
A Government spokesman said that a main aim of the commemorative celebration was the appreciation of the Government’s service to the people during the past year.