President Gotabhaya Rajapakse visited Velanvita village in the Badulla District this morning to inspect the progress of development activities of the first Gama Samanga Pilisandara program. The president inspected the Kotabogasthenna playground built by the Army. Two busses were added to the service from today to be run from Haputhale to Velanvita. The president looked in to the development programs that have been completed and those are being carried out. He directed the officials to complete the programs soon and vested with the people. The president paid his attention on requests by the public representatives to develop Bandarawela and Haputhale towns to attract tourists.
- The World Bank reiterates its commitment to support Sri Lanka’s recovery efforts.
- The circular to call officials continuously for work at state institutions will be suspended from tomorrow.