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Monday, 02 January 2017 - 13:41
Let’s build the country without placing focus on power; President says
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President Maithripala Sirisena says that all should work together as one to push the country forward, toward a sustainable year, avoiding focus establishing absolute power.

He was speaking at the inauguration of the Development vision for a sustainable era in 2030, sponsored by the UN.

The inauguration was held at the Presidential Secretariat this morning.

Speaking at the ceremony, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said that politicians could bear different opinions in the effort to pushing the country towards development.

He said that all should unite to achieve the set development goals however.

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya, Chief Justice K. Sripavan, several government ministers, provincial council chief ministers and public officials participated in the ceremony.

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