Providing a decent standard of life to all is the responsibility of the government: President -Video
President Mahinda Rajapaksa said that the current Government had ended the era that used the Colombo slum dwellers for political objectives and wrong activities in society.
The President said that today the Government was taking action to give a more decent standard of life to these slum dwellers.
The President said so while handing over yesterday the Randiya Park Housing Scheme constructed at Henmulla in Colombo for the people of Maadampitiya in Mattakkuliya who had lived in low-facility houses.
This scheme comprises 1137 houses.
Ministers Nirmala Kotalawala and Wimal Weerawansa, Deputy Minister Prabhaa Ganeshan and Colombo District MP R. Dumindha Silva also participated on this occasion.