President Rajapaksa is of the view that problems could be minimized to a considerable extent by working according to a plan. The President was addressing officials of the Ministry of Cooperatives and Internal Trade.
The progress review meeting of the Ministry was held at Temple Trees. The President the available resources should be exploited to the maximum. It is important with regard to the paddy warehouses as well. The President issued instructions to overcome the shortages prevailing at Economic Centres. Minister Johnston Fernando, Deputy Minister Neomal Perera and Presidential Secretary Lalith Weeratunge were among the officials present at this meeting.