- Published on 02 January 2017
- Written by slbc news
Minister Rauff Hakeem says special attention will be focused to alleviate poverty in Sri Lanka in the New Year. Priority will be given to stop wastage and corruption. At a ceremony held in his Ministry today to start his duties, the Ministry said the country has to face many challenges in town planning and water supply. It has been predicted that the country has to face a severe drought in this year.
Therefore, his Ministry will have to find solutions for the upcoming problems from now on. Minister Rauff Hakeem further said the World Bank and Asian Development Bank will support new development projects this year.