Government circulars should not delay public service – President


President Maithripala Sirisena says government circulars should not be a reason to delay any public service.

“If any circular has blocked the formality and efficiency of a professional service, it should quickly be solved through discussions”, he said.

The President was speaking at the 143rd celebration of World Post Day held today (9th Oct.) at Buddhi Mandapaya in Polonnaruwa.

He stated all problems related to postal service will be solved through discussions in the future. He added any professional issue has solutions through discussions.

The new stamp, souvenir and the first day cover, issued to mark the 143rd celebration of the World Post Day were presented to the President. The President launched the E-commerce website at this occasion.

He also presented felicitation awards and certificates to the postal workers. The President symbolically handed over new bicycles to 8,500 postmen working for the Postal Department. He also symbolically handed over vans and mini cabs worth Rs. 325 million to strengthen the postal service.

President Sirisena laid the foundation stone for the postal complex to be built in Polonnaruwa at a cost of Rs. 307 million.

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