President Mahinda Rajapaksa has instructed officials concerned to act expediently to address shortcomings in the Polonnaruwa district, concurrent to the Dayata kirula exhibition which will be held in the countries Eastern region next year.
Addressing the Polonnaruwa District Special Development Committee meeting
the president had noted that steps be taken to address the portable water issue in the area, as well as implementation of measures to mitigate water wastage.
During the meeting special attention had been focussed on the areas Irrigation, Agriculture, live stock, education, urban development & highway sectors.
The President had also instructed officials to expedite road development projects which are currently underway in Polonnaruwa.
Moreover President Mahinda Rajapaksa had stated that the Central Cultural fund should award higher prominence to sacred site development in the area as well as infrastructure development required by visiting tourists.