Minister P. Harison stated the government has taken effective measures to eliminate poverty. Accordingly, the government decides to provide Samurdhi benefits to anoterh 200,000 people from the low income group.
Minister P. Harison says Samurdhi officials should be empowered in order to provide better service to Samurdhi recipients. Therefore, the government has given priority to solve the problems of samurdhi officials soon. Minister Harison said that the government has targeted to grant samurdhi benefits to all suitable.