Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapakse says that by coming on the national list by certain persons who acted as mega political characters show that they have been rejected by the people. Speaking during a public rally in Monaragala, Madagama area he said that certain leaders in Monaragla worked for their personal benefit without being of service to the public. He said that priority will be given to build industries, empower agriculture and to increase technological opportunities on behalf of future generations. He further said that the government aims to provide a world class education to the youth in the country.
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