Published on: September 9, 2022

Immediately revise circulars impeding development – President instructs officials

President Ranil Wickremesinghe advised officials to revise the circulars immediately if it impedes on the implementation of development projects.

The President chaired a discussion at the President’s Office today (09) to examine the progress of several development projects in the country based on Indian investment cooperation, and had advised the officials at this meeting.

Deputy High Commissioner Mr. Vinod K. Jacob also participated. The President instructed the ministry secretaries and government officials to take steps to resolve the obstacles that have arisen in the progress of several projects in Sri Lanka under Indian investments.

President Wickremesinghe explained the need to correct the provisions contained in the circulars issued periodically by previous governments if they hinder development. President’s Chief of Staff and Senior Advisor on National Security Sagala Ratnayake, Secretary of the Ministry of Power and Energy Mr. Mapa Pathirana and other ministry secretaries and government officials attended the discussion.


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