President Mahinda Rajapaksa states that the people of the country are enjoying their state as legitimate citizens instead of having proclaimed a tenant status.
Speaking further President Rajapaksa added that people of the country were reaping the benefits of development & the peace dividend.
Speaking during a function held to present deeds to Mahaweli settlers in Sampath-nuwara-Weli-oya the President added that the present was the golden era for the countries agrarian community.
Moreover President Rajapaksa urged local government officials in the North Central Province to act with integrity.
The President’s comments in this regard came during a meeting which was held with the participation of relevant officials at the Anuradhapura Chief Ministers Office yesterday.