President Rajapaksa is currently on an inspection visit in the flood affected areas in Polonnaruwa.
The President first monitored the flood ravaged areas and inquired into the welfare of the families severely affected by the calamity. The President instructed the relevant officials to take measures for the provision of immediate relief to these families, including cooked meals.
The President will be visiting many areas devastated by floods, including the Eastern Province. He will also be meeting the Parliamentarians of the region and discuss with them the relief operations.