That was while meeting the representatives of the Citizen Power and New Generation Organisations yesterday.
Meanwhile 6 new governors were sworn in before President Maithreepala Sirisena yesterday.
H.M.G.S, Palihakkara took oath for the Northern Province while Austin Fernando took oath for the Eastern Province.
D.M.A.R. Perera took oath for the Sabaragamuwa Province while Surangani Ellawala took oath for the Central Province.
In addition, P.B Dissanayake took oaths for the North Central Province while M.P. Jayasinghe took oaths for the Uva Province.