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The president says women representation in politics is important in the forward march of a nation

 

President Maithripala Sirisena women representation in politics is important in the forward march of a nation and to build up a valuable society. The present government has given proper place for women in public service. The women representation in the legislature will also be increased. Women have been placed in very respectable position in developed countries like Germany and Canada where the half of the cabinet members are females. Addressing a gathering at the BMICH Colombo yesterday the president said the government is committed to further increase the women representation in every field. The ceremony has been jointly organized by the Ministries of local government and the women and child affairs on the title of “Power for women and a change in the country”.