Minister Akila Viraj Kariiyawasam says, in the coming days, if all those in the Education Sector function strategically, focussed on a sole objective, the targets expected can be achieved. He further states, as subject minister he does not implement his personal principles, but the policies of the government. Commencing duties for the New Year at the Ministry of Education today he said, public servants need to work in accordance with the objectives of the government voted into power by the people’s mandate. Contravening in this respect is not only anti-governmental, but also anti-Sri Lankan.
- The Minister of Power and Energy says, in the operations of the Ministry, never has the ‘customer’ being put into consideration.
- Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, in his New Year message states, the New Year will be a challenge for Sri Lanka.