President Mahinda Rajapaksa says that he believes that the public will safeguard this government.
The President made these comments at the SLIC's 50th year anniversary celebrations held at the Sugathadasa stadium.
Speaking at a function held at the Temple Trees to commemorate the International Coconut Day the president also stated that society breaks down when professionals do not tend to their responsibilities properly.
Meanwhile the president had instructed Sri Lankan Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations Major General Shavendra Silva to inquire into the situation of the Sri Lankans who were in the regions struck by the Super Storm Sandy.
The president had also instructed Major General Shavendra Silva to inform the foreign ministry and facilitate the necessary requirements for the Sri Lankans affected by the Super Storm Sandy.