PM says must win all 2018 local elections to make Sri Lanka a high income country
Mon, Nov 27, 2017, 11:38 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.
Nov 27, Colombo: Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says the Government's aim is to make Sri Lanka a high income country providing better employment for the youth to create income avenues and a better future for them.
“In order to achieve these goals we must win all local government elections in 2018,” the Premier said addressing a UNP meeting in Nawalapitiya on Sunday.
Setting up of Nawalapitiya UNP Bala Mandalaya took place under the patronage of the Prime Minister yesterday. Nawalapitiya UNP organizer MP Ananda Aluthgamage organized the meeting.
Addressing the gathering, the Prime Minister said this government took over a country that completely violated human rights and abandoned by the world because of that.
He said Sri Lanka then had to win the support of the world and it is getting the support from all the countries of the world. ”
“The world had isolated Sri Lanka for lack of human rights. The country is now in good position. President and I went around the world to create this situation,” he said.
The Prime Minister said that the Government took the power of the country in 2015 and the power of the village should be taken in 2018.
“We must create a high income country not only for those who are working for our party but also for the betterment of all the youth of the country,” he said adding that “To achieve this, we need to win all local government elections in 2018.”
“If the government can consolidate its power by winning the local elections, it will be possible to build a stronger administration in future. Then it can move forward by joining hands with anyone who will work according to good governance policies,” he said.
The Premier requested all to join hands and unite to ensure the party’s victory at the forthcoming election.