President Rajapaksa undertakes a sudden visit to the Nuwara Eliya town.
After participating at a special Deepawali Festival at the President’s House in Nuwara Eliya, the President undertook a tour of the Nuwara Eliya town. The felling of the Cyprus tree, which is conventional to Nuwara Eliya was brought to an immediate halt on the instructions of the President several days ago. The President inspected the felled trees before the instructions were given. The President strictly instructed that there should not be a recurrence of such a situation. The President also inspected the Nuwara Eliya Race Course where litter was found all over the place. He issued instructions to immediately rid the Race Course of litter. He also seized the opportunity to have cordial discussions with the Nuwara Eliya polity. Ministers C.B. Ratnayake and Arumugam Thondaman were also present.