A ceremony to hand over motorcycles to field officers in the Nuwara Eliya District was held at the Nuwara Eliya Municipal grounds.
Accordingly, 3,500 field officers were eligible to receive motorcycles. The programme initiated by the previous government through 2014 budget proposals to provide motorcycles to public officers engaged in field level duties is being implemented by the new government to expand public service delivery and thereby providing a more effective service to the public.
The recipients received the keys of the motorcycles from Tourism and Sports Minister Navin Dissanayake and Education State Minister V. Radhakrishnan. Nuwara Eliya District Secretary D.P.G.Kumarasiri and Additional District Secretary U. W. R. U. M. Amarasekera were also present.