Minister Basil Rajapaksa has instructed the officials concerned to complete work on all development projects in the Gampaha District within the next four months.The Minister said that there is exactly four months to spend the funds under the Gama Neguma and Samurdhi programmes. He requested the Local Government heads and Divisional Secretaries to implement the proposals made by Parliamentarians as soon as possible.
The Minister was addressing a meeting of the Gampaha District Development Committee. It as held at the Gampaha District Secretariat. The Ministry of Economic Development has allocated 4,915.2 million rupees for the development of the Gampaha District this year. These funds are channeled for development programmes including the “Divi Neguma”, Road Development and “Samurdhi” programmes. Several Parliamentarians attended this meeting.