The responsibility of the government institutions is to provide the services needed by the people without delay.
The President expressed these views at a discussion held to obtain suggestions and proposals for the budgets of the Ministries of Petroleum Industries and Power and Energy.
The President pointed out that by fulfilling duties with responsibility, one can overcome issues that can arise. Detailed discussions were held on achieving the target of the government to supply electricity to all villages during the next year. The budget of the Petroleum Industries Ministry will be prepared with the aim of making Sri Lanka the hub of power and energy in the region. The issues in the electricity sector were also discussed. The renovation of pipe lines and storage facilities of fuel was also focused on at the discussion. Ministers Susil Premajayantha, Patalie Champika Ranawaka, Deputy Minister Premalal Jayasekara and Senior Government officials also participated in the discussion.