President says that he had confidence in people's capabilities.
President Mahinda Rajapaksa says that the Government always had confidence in the capabilities of the people of this country.
The President said so while participating in a session held at the Presidential Secretariat yesterday for ascertaining local business community views relevant to the 2015 budget.
On this occasion the President said his Government was always ready to support local talents.
During this session the President also pointed out that the Government had eradicated the view that everything should be imported.
President Mahinda Rajapaksa telephoned Palestinian President Mahamud Abbaas yesterday.
Throughout the past seven days the Israelites inflicted air attacks on the Palestinian Gaaza strip, killing 200.
The Government Information Department said that during the telephone conversation the President inquired from the Palestinian leader about the killing of Palestinians by Israel attacks and the current conditions prevalent there.
Similarly the President has also expressed his condolences to the afflicted Palestinian families.
Meanwhile the Fruits Week inauguration celebration at the Fruits Research and Development Centre in Kananvila in Horana took place under the patronage of President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday.