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President Maithripala Sirisena said that the development of the country is being hindered and irrigational, agricultural, educational and industrial revolutions suppressed due to ulterior motives of fulfilling one’s own political objectives by some political leaders.

These personal political agendas must not let be allowed to suppress the development of the country and the needs of the people, emphasized the President participating in the ”The Wapi revolution of an enriched country” program addressing the inaugural ceremony of Ellanga system reconstruction project held in Kurunegala district today (12th).

The projects for harvesting 3,000 acres of barren paddy fields, empowering the agricultural economy of more than thousand families and developing 21 reservoirs was initiated near the Kotakimuladeniya tank at Paduwasnuwara in Kurunegala West today.

Amidst of Pirith chanting the President cut the first piece of soil and started the reconstructions of the irrigational systems.

The President, addressing the audience, further mentioned that, in order to conduct the conservation of the environment and the forest resources, he has launched several programmes to ensure that the breathing right of the people of the country is secured. Even though the decisions he has taken are being criticized and accusations were thrown at him, the responsibility for securing the forest density has become a responsibility that no one could ignore, said the President.

We can march forward as a country by developing the agricultural section of the country and by strengthening the farmer, said the President and stressing that he would contribute solely in accomplishing every responsibility for securing the irrigational system and bringing back the lost legacy of the country.

A student, R.D. Janith Madusanka presented a picture of the President to the President at this event.

Members of Parliament Mr. Dayasiri Jayasekara and Mr. Shantha Bandara, Mr. Peshala Jayarathne the Governor of North West, Mr. Dharmasiri Dasanayake, Mr. Athula Wijesinghe, Mr. S.B. Navinna and public representatives, public officials were also present on this occasion.
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