Minister Basil Rajapakse has said in Polonnaruwa that the benefits of development should be distributed amongst all communities.
Minister Basil Rajapakse said that the Ministry will issue letters with regard to the funds allocated for each electorate in addition to finances issued in case of shortages. He said that finances are allocated at the Divisional Secretariat level as well. Changes regarding the Divisional Development Committees can be made at the District level. The Minister expressed this view at a progress review meeting held at the Polonnaruwa District Secretariat. The Economic Development Ministry has provided 2.6 billion rupees for the development activities in the Polonnaruwa District. The funds have been allocated for carpeting the roads as well as Samurdhi and Divineguma programmes. Ministers and Parliamentarians were amongst those who were present.