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The Prime Minister pledges to restore all schools damaged by adverse weather better than the earlier status.

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe says all the schools damaged by the adverse weather will be restored better than the earlier status. The prime minister made these remarks at a meeting held in Dehigaspe Dudley Senanayake school in Pitabeddera this morning. The prime minister made an observation visit to the flood and landslide hit areas today.He instructed the officials to provide computers and other school equipment to the damaged schools without delay.

The prime minister said that he would be grateful for the people in the island including north and east who came forward disregarding religious and ethnic differences to help the relief activities.

The premier assured that the government will be committed to restore the infrastructure in the weather hit areas. Prime minister also met the business community in the Morawaka town and pledged the government's support to restart their businesses. The premier. The premier met the public officials of the area at the kOtapola divisional secretariat as well. He expressed his thanks to the public servants who were committed to rescue missions and to provide relief to the affected families putting their lives in danger during the disaster.