Govt did something good after long time – Mahinda

Referring to Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe’s visit to China to strengthen ties, former President Mahinda Rajapaksa says that the government has done something good after a long time.

He stated China has provided Sri Lanka with immense military assistance to beat the LTTE and to develop the country’s economy and infrastructure and that during his reign he signed agreements with the Asian powerhouse to launch development projects and establish business opportunities. 

We had a plan to develop the country but this government stopped them, Rajapaksa said, addressing an event in Angunakolapelessa today (10).  He stated that now the government had to go and seek relief from the China even after severely criticizing the country in the past. 

Walk around the country and the work I did after obtaining loans is clearly visible, however the incumbent government has not even built a culvert from the loans obtained by it, the Kurunegala District MP Mahinda charged.