4 committees to find solutions to people’s problems
Today is the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. The day was first declared in 1992 and aims to raise awareness of poverty alleviation among the world’s poorest people.
In a statement, Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa said that steps would be taken to take development aspects of all sectors along a new path to reduce poverty in the country.
The Prime Minister said in a statement that the promotion of local products, the employment point program and the upliftment of the industry and services sector will be carried out under this.
Meanwhile, the Presidential Task Force on Economic Revival and Poverty Alleviation says that the focus is on organizing ministers as committees and intervening to solve the problems of the people.
Accordingly, those committees have been appointed as follows.
- Social Infrastructure and Development Committee
- Livelihood Development Committee
- Local Manufacturing Industry Development Committee
- Rural Infrastructure Development Committee
Relevant programs are to be implemented in every district.