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Asian Tribune is published by E-LANKA MEDIA(PVT)Ltd. Vol. 20 No. 104

It is time to incorporate modern technology to strengthen the farming economy

By Manjari Peiris
Colombo, 30 July, (Asiantribune.com):

Corruption, malpractices and irregularities in the government service will be eliminated to establish an efficient public service in the country, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said addressing a political rally at Kalutara yesterday - July 29 in support of the candidates representing Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) at the forthcoming General Election.

There are over 1.5 million employees in the state service. Still the hardships people face when seeking government services are reported on a daily basis.

President Rajapaksa emphasized that bribery, corruption and irregularities in the government sector will cease to exist and a government dedicated to serve the citizens in a satisfactory manner would be established.

When addressing an election rally organized by candidate Mahinda Samarasinghe at Keselwatta Pradeshiya Sabha playground, Panadura, the President mentioned that the government has initiated to build an economic system to end the import-based trade system in the country and to give priority to local productions.

The President requested the crowd to enter the agricultural and manufacturing industries in order to reap full benefits offered in these sectors.

“It is time to incorporate modern technology to strengthen the farming economy. For this purpose, the government has banned the importation of Agri produce into the country.

Job appointments for 150,000 underprivileged individuals and graduates will be given following the general election. These measures and opportunities will aid the country in its development curve,” the President said.

- Asian Tribune -

It is time to incorporate modern technology to strengthen the farming economy
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