The country would be steered towards development in the next few years. Prime Minister D.M. Jayaratne said the people can make a massive contribution towards it through the Local Government poll.
The Prime Minister was speaking at the inauguration of the “Ran-weta” of the Koshinna Bodhi-rukkarama Vihare at Thalatuoya in Kandy. The Prime Minister said that priority will be given to implement the development programme in the next four years. If the Government is strengthened a considerable load of work can be completed. He stressed that the President’s desire was to unleash massive development programmes at the village level.