Discipline in all sectors required to take country towards
development - President
"To take the country towards the development, there
should be a discipline in all sectors in the country", says President
"That discipline should be started from the politician
and extended to every sector", he added.
The President was addressing the new Samurdhi officers
who are on leadership training at the Infantry Training Center in
The President who arrived in Polonnaruwa yesterday
(Dec. 05) to participate in several programs scheduled for today made a
sudden visit to the Infantry Training Center.
He was welcomed by the new Commander, Security Forces
- East (SF-E) Major General Santhusitha Pananwala and the Commandant,
ITC, Minneriya Brigadier Suraj Bansajaya.
President Sirisena said it was the proper discipline
which led our security forces to defeat the most brutal terrorist
organization in the world and brought the freedom and peace for the
The President, recalling his life experience about
risk, determination, commitment and winning the challenges, pointed out
the importance of being disciplined to take the correct direction while
living in a society which is moving through the incorrect path.
After addressing the Samurdhi officers the President
held cordial discussions with them. He recalled the responsibility of
the Samurdhi officers to recognize the heart beat of the common people
and fulfill their requirements.
This leadership training program themed 'Development
of Leadership Skills and Positive Thinking through Theoretical and
Practical Training' is held with the participation of 1904 Samurdhi
officers, of which 1521 are new recruits. It is organized by the
Courtesy : President Media Division