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Ministerial portfolios not a privilege but a responsibility – President

Ministerial portfolios and other positions bestowed on govt MPs must not be considered a privilege but a responsibility, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said.

Gotabaya takes a tough line on government jobs

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa is urging Ministers and Members of Parliament from his party to grant jobs that do not require higher qualifications to members of poor families living in the vicinity of the institutions that have these vacancies.