Government urged to reduce the army!

(December 18, 2012, Colombo, Sri Lanka Guardian)  ‘ A foreign country has queried from the President when he was reducing the army and the President had replied the army will not be reduced or disbanded’ satted the Secretary Ministry of Defence and  Urban Development, Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa.‘ The President is of the belief that those engaged in the armed forces can be profitably engaged in the development of the country’ Mr. Rajapaksa said.
He was speaking at a ceremony at the BMICH in Colombo  yesterday(17) .
‘ Although it is the basic responsibility of the armed forces  for the security of the country, we have utilized them in  whatever manner possible for the development of the country, Mr. Rajapaksa said.
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