President Ranil Wickremesinghe emphasized the importance of effective implementation of directives related to the country’s development, underscoring that government officials must promptly execute decisions made during district development committee meetings.
At the Nuwara Eliya Special District Coordination Committee (DCC) meeting held yesterday (04) at the Nuwara Eliya District Secretariat, he warned that action would be taken against the heads of government institutions who fail to properly implement the instructions regarding the country’s development activities.
The discussions covered the development programs implemented in the Nuwara Eliya district, along with future development plans. Progress on implementing decisions from previous discussions, chaired by the President on December 22, 2022, and April 10, 2023, was also reviewed.
Government officials presented detailed reports on swift actions taken to improve infrastructure development, including addressing shortages of drugs in district hospitals, resolving the shortage of school teachers, road repairs, and solutions to drinking water issues. Challenges encountered during program implementation were identified and addressed during the meeting.
President Wickremesinghe stressed that executing decisions promptly to make the Nuwara Eliya district an attractive and comfortable tourist destination for both local and foreign tourists would significantly contribute to the country’s economy.
He also highlighted the need to swiftly fulfil responsibilities according to the instructions given by government officials to attract investors in the tourism sector.
The President also participated in the inauguration of the newly established textile shop at the Nuwara Eliya District Secretariat.