"People were provided with maximum relief: Relief received could be seen by Sinhala New Year" - PM Ranil's 1st TV discussion with HIRU TV after the Presidential Election

Wednesday, 18 February 2015 - 8:01

The very first TV discussion in which Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe participated after the Presidential election was telecast last night through Hiru TV.

That was through the Rata saha heta - The country and the Future programme.

Expressing his views at the programme, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe stated that this was his first TV interview after the election.

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe expressed these views in reply to a question raised as to whether this political programme which is in a primitive state can be converted in to a more stable one.

The future challenges to be encountered by the government were also explained by

Another question was directed at Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe if the government will actually be able to fulfill the pledges made in the 100 day programme.

There were concerns from some factions on a delay in the relief provided to actually reach them.

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe in response stated that relief recived could be observed by the Sinhala New Year.

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe’s also spoke of economic goal of the government.

He stated that 1 million jobs will be created and income of the public will be doubled.