President Mahinda Rajapakse stated that the government should fulfil its obligations towards the public who put their faith and trust in the current government.
He further stated that everyone should work together to develop the country as one under a unified development program.
The president made this statement while taking part in the ceremony to begin construction work of the main dam in the Yan Oya reservoir project.
The length of the main dam of this project, which will cost 210 million dollars, is 2.3 kilo meters.
4785 hectares are to be irrigated under this project which will be completed in 3 stages.
Joining the inauguration ceremony of the project President Rajapakse stated that even though it is possible to build reservoirs, hospitals and roads, he cannot provide rain.