President Maithripala Sirisena says that the public officials and professionals who honestly commit themselves for the development process of the country should be recognized by the nation. The president said this at the ceremony to recognize those who contributed for the success of the Moragahakanda- Kalu Ganga Project. 400 individuals who contributed their knowledge and labour for the Moragahakanda- Kalu Ganga Project were presented with awards yesterday. Engineers of the Sinohydro Chinese Company, senior engineers, Project Director D.B Wijerathna and other officials received awards from the president. Expressing his views on the occasion the president said that no-one can forget the strength given by the Mahaweli scheme for the country to move forward as an independent and free country.
- Minister Sajith Premadasa alleged that those who obstruct the people centric development projects are the elements who involved in corruption, fraud and fund misappropriation.
- Salary anomalies of employees of the electricity board will be rectified before the end of August