Tamil Diplomat

Govt determined to minimize gap between haves and have nots: President

President Maithripala Sirisena has observed that his government is committed fully to minimize the gap between the haves and the have nots.

He said: “We must strive to narrow down the gap between the palatial life on the one hand and life in slums sighing, languishing struggling for day to day life.”

 He was speaking at the event held to felicitate Colombo Municipal Council Workers to mark the 150 th anniversary of CMC. Colombo Mayor AJM Muzammil handed over a souvenir to President Sirisena to mark the event.