President Mahinda Rajapaksa opening the new Pradeshiya Sabha building at Tambalagamuwa, built at a cost of Rs.36 mn to provide streamlined service to the people of Thambalagamuwa area in Muthur. (Photo by : Nishanka de Silva)
President Mahinda Rajapaksa visited landslide affected Miriyabedda area in Haldummulla at 9.30 this morning (October 30). He visited the landslide affected area with Minister of Disaster Management, Mahinda Amaraweera and discussed rescue and relief operations.
The policy of the Government on healthcare gives necessary importance to Women’s Health, especially maternal health, and has a clear policy on this aspect of medical care which seeks to empower women in obtaining of healthcare, said President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
President Mahinda Rajapaksa instructed relevant officials to take speedy action to rescue the people trapped in sudden landslides in the central hill country. He also urged the officials to provide relief assistance to the affected people.
The Search for Peace
"Our Government is firmly committed to uphold democracy and the protection of human rights. Our Government's prime
responsibility is also to free our people from the grip of terrorism and violence. Attempts by any individual or organisation to violate or suppress such rights enjoyed by the people, would be thwarted at all costs by our Government. We will do our utmost to show to the civilised world our commitment and sincerity in this task," said President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
The President's Fund is a multi-faceted institution with a range of activities that include help for scholarship and tertiary educatio
; advance of religion; and recognition of service to the nation .It is best known as an oasis of relief for those in need of urgent surgery and other medical treatment beyond one's reach in cost.The Fund which was established in 1978, in keeping with its vision, has continued to provide relief and assistance under successive President's of Sri Lanka.