President Mahinda Rajapaksa says that an efficient and standardized public service should be provided to the people in the North and East as well.
The President pointed out that the government had done a yeomen service to the people in those areas who were inconvenienced for 30 years.
President Rajapaksa reiterated that in order to convey the benefits of the steps taken by the government an efficient and standardized public service was needed.
The President expressed these views at an event that was held to provide appointment letters to 43 administrative officers who passed the state administration entrance examination in the Tamil medium.
The President also said that divisions based on religion or race should not hinder the public service.