President orders quick relief
Jan 11, 2011 7:00:00 PM - aussieindolanka.com
President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday instructed Essential Services Commissioner General S B Divaratna to muster all his resources to help the flood affected in all the districts stating that helping them is to be regarded as an essential service from now onwards.
President Rajapaksa said this at an emergency meeting held at Temple Trees with Ministry Secretaries and Essential Services Commission officials. Prime Minister D M Jayaratne, Mass Media and Information Minister Keheliya Rambukwella, Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa, Secretary to the President Lalith Weerathunga, Internal Trade Minister Johnston Fernando, Finance Ministry Secretary P B Jayasundara and Internal Trade Ministry Secretary Anura Siriwardena were present.