He said UN Secretary General Ban Ki–moon affirmed that in an international summit.
The President was speaking at a ceremony held at Buddhi Mandapa in Polonnaruwa today. This ceremony was organized to extend the President’s congratulations to the people of Polonnaruwa.
“When we look back the last year we have made lots of achievements during that year as Sri Lankans”, the President said.
“Every State leader who had been elected has accomplished their missions for each era during their period in power. I will fulfill my responsibility of building our motherland to a great state in the world during the time of my Presidency”, he said.
A poem book written by the former principal of Polonnaruwa Royal College was presented to the President at this occasion.
The Maha sanga including Ven. Athuraliye Ratana Thero, other religious leaders and political representatives of Polonnaruwa District participated in this ceremony. (Colombo Gazette)