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'Let's Stand Together for the Country' - fourth successful day in Monaragala

'Let's Stand Together for the Country' - fourth successful day in Monaragala

[July 04 2019]

Under the guidance of President Maithripala Sirisena the fifth phase of the 'Rata Wenuwen Ekata Sitimu' (Let's Stand Together for the Country) programme got underway in Monaragala on July 1 in an attempt to provide swift and sustainable solutions for issues faced by the people in rural areas.

The program will be conducted until July 6 covering a total of 479000 people from 319 Grama Niladhari Divisions in Badalkumbura, Bibile, Buttala, Katharagama, Madulla Medagama, Monaragala, Sevanagala, Siyambalanduwa, Thanamalvila, Wellawaya Divisional Secretariats of Monaragala District.

Under the Presidential Secretariat's guidance, a number of programs in relation to National Drug Prevention Program, Protect Children, Smart Sri Lanka, National Food Production Program, Dengue Prevention, Prevention of Kidney and Non-Communicable Disease, Environmental Protection, Empowerment of Elderly People and Special Needs will be held this week.

In addition to that 'Tell the President' (Janaadipathita Kiyanna) would also be held in several venues during the entire week through which people would be able to directly present their problems to the President.

Today (4) was the fourth day of the week and it proved to be a very successful day with participation of a huge crowd.

A special consulting program for the elderly community was conducted today morning at the Moragala Division Secretariat Office while certain students were handed scholarships. Further water pumps and plants were also distributed among the people at the Wellwaya Presidential Secretariat Office.

A walk campaign for Drug Prevention was also conducted in Bibila with the participation of massive number of students Wellassa Central College.

Monaragala stands out among the 11 Districts that have been identified to be vulnerable for kidney diseases as over 1459 people reported to be suffering kidney diseases in this District. So, various programs in relation to kidney disease prevention were conducted in Siyambalanduwa, Thanamalvila, Buttala and Wellawaya.

A total of 19 RO Plants worth Rs. 23 million were also installed as a part of this program which would benefit over 47500 families.

Courtesy: pmdnews.lk

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