A new political culture will be introduced after May 01: President

Apr 26, 2016 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena says he will introduce a new political programme in the country after May 01 and take several new political decisions for the betterment of the country and its people.

“These decisions will help to prevent the corrupt forces, who used state powers and assets in an erroneous way, regaining the power in the country another time,” he said.

“It will also help to protect the democracy and freedom of the public while taking the country forward without corruption and fraud.”

He made these comments following at a public rally following a ceremony to vest the Medirigiriya Water Supply Project – Phase  I & II with the public, Monday.

The also emphasized that he will not allow any room  to disappoint the expectation of the people who voted to bring this new government into power with the aim of creating a clean political culture and building a free country.

“Even though various criticisms were leveled against the government in an environment where the freedom of expression is secured, the government has implemented a strong strategy to uplift the living standard of the people while developing the economy of the country,” he said.

“Today, the development process of Sri Lanka has received utmost international support, and for the first time in the history of the country the Head of State of Sri Lanka has been invited to attend the G7 summit.”

The President further said that a prominent business delegation from Germany, including it’s economic affairs Minister will visit Sri Lanka in the next month to explore business opportunities in the country and said that the Government of Iran also has extended an invitation for him to visit there to find ways how Iran could assist for the development of Sri Lanka.