Hon. Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa assumes duties as the Minister of Urban Development and Housing on 17.08.2020.
On that occasion, the Hon. Prime Minister emphasized that special attention should be paid not only to the city of Colombo but also to the major cities such as Kandy, Galle and Jaffna and that the highest service and the aspirations of the people should be fulfilled by the Ministry and the institutions under the Ministry.
The Prime Minister appreciate the service rendered by the officials in the past and the Prime Minister said that all the staff have a great role to play in the future of the country.
Hon. Minister Prasanna Ranatunga , Hon. State Minister Nalaka Godahewa , Hon. State Minister D.V. Chanaka, Hon. State Minister Jeevan Thondaman, Mr. Gamini Senarath, Secretary to the Prime Minister and Mr. Sirinimal Perera, Secretary, Minister of Urban Development and Housing also present at the occasion.