Sri Lanka will be transformed into a country in which Sinhalese, Tamils and Muslims can live in happiness, he told an Iftar event at Maggona on May 27.
Gotabhaya also said that not much publicity was given to the work by the Rajapaksa administration for Muslims and Tamils when developing the north and the east following the end of the war.
He said the then president gave him a responsibility in 2005 on behalf of the country, to defeat terrorism, which he fulfilled.
Gotabhaya Rajapaksa has been accused of having close links with Bodu Bala Sena
Thereafter, an environment was created for all communities to live in peace and happiness.
However, local and foreign conspirators caused the Rajapaksa regime to be unpopular among the public, which it failed to counter, according to Gotabhaya.
Today, the people have come to know that conspiracy of untruths, he said.
He promised to create an environment in which all could live safely, while ensuring a shelter for all and education for all children to make Sri Lanka a developed country.