Speech by Hon Gotabaya Rajapaksa, Viyathmaga Chairman At Viyathmaga Annual Convention 2019,

The following is the full text of the speech delivered by presidential candidate and chairman of Viyathmaga at the Viyathmaga convention on 8th Sep. 2019 at the Shangri-La  hotel in Colombo, Sri Lanka  To listen to the audio, log to the following  link: https://youtu.be/U-sSXLEkgdA Venerable Maha Sangha and religious dignitaries, The 5th  Executive President of Sri Lanka, HE Mahinda Rajapaksa, dear guests, members of Viyathmaga, Media Personnel, Representatives of National Organizations, all Sri Lankans residing in and out of Sri Lanka who are connected with us at this moment, my friends, The objective of any government should be to develop a prosperous nation of productive citizens, living in a disciplined society with content families. As we meet again at the Viyathmaga third annual convention I wish to address how we could achieve this objective. International Relations   Sri Lanka is a free, sovereign and an independent country. As our country is most strategically situated in the naval routes connecting the East and the West, we have once again become the focus of global powers. It is the primary duty of the government to understand the potential this presents and also the challenges that must be faced steadily whilst firmly safeguarding our sovereignty. … Continue reading Speech by Hon Gotabaya Rajapaksa, Viyathmaga Chairman At Viyathmaga Annual Convention 2019,