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The Premier requests the citizens of the country to support the UNP in order to expand development to rural areas.

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe says the ctizens should vote for the UNP to accelerate development in rural areas. The UNP is committed to expand development in urban areas to the village areas now and after the LG polls as well. The Prime Minister made these comments addressing the UNP’s Inaugural Election Propaganda Rally held in Kandy, yesterday. The Premier further said that when he formed the government with the President, the former Rajapaksa regime has trapped the country in a snare of debt.

The present government has been able to pay off a large portion of these debts. The government has also been able to reduce the prices of essential commodities, while accelerating national development. Steady plans have been drawn to set up industrial zones and tourism zones in the country, to accelerate economic development.