President Maithripala Sirisena says that the leaders who come to power should take steps to implement assurances to protect the environment without limiting them to political stages. He emphasized that it is a responsibility of every one to be sensitive to the environment and to protect the environment. The President recalled that he performed many tasks during the last five years to protect the environment. The president expressed these views at the ceremony to present environmental medals at the President’s House in Colombo today. 40 environmental pilots received their medals from the president on the occasion.
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