(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa says the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna is the only political party that protects all communities and ethnicities.
Speaking at a rally in Yatinuwara the Premier said the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna was able to become the most popular political party within only two years.
The PM said the salary concerns of estate workers were discussed during the past few weeks and the government is prepared to enact them after the election.
He said the administration will launch a programme to disburse loans and grant necessary technical guidance required by people engaged in trade and those pursuing self employment.
Furthermore Premier Rajapaksa said small estate owners will be introduced to a new insurance scheme and will also be given necessary expert help, adding they will also be provided with fertiliser subsidies in order to purchase fertiliser without any shortages.