Govt spending should benefit public
Oct 11, 2010 8:00:00 PM - aussieindolanka.com
Government spending should be for public benefit, President Mahinda Rajapaksa told both State administrative officials and politicians yesterday while emphasising the need to maintain accountability when spending public money.
He advised authorities to take on board public suggestions and their needs when starting development activities. He told them to engage in prudent planning prior to going ahead with any development initiative to implement them successfully in line with peoples needs.
Addressing officials during the Wayamba Province development review meeting held at Madampe, Chilaw yesterday the President noted that what the people needed was successful completion of work in line with their expectations and needs.