“Any damage to the economy can be recovered. We cannot recover lost lives,” he said.
“You need people to lift weight at the gym,” the MP said.
“If the opposition does have such connections, the government will happily accept their assistance.”
The opposition will extend its fullest support to the government to manage the crisis, he said.
“We’re at a decisive juncture," he said
All public meetings and media events will temporarily suspended
The funds should be prioritised to combat the epidemic, said Premadasa
“This has never happened in the history of this house,” MP Sumanthiran said.
"I have a right to speak up for my constituents," said Minister Gamini Lokuge
Senaratne requested the government to not add beds for COVID-19 treatment to hospitals that provide tertiary care
Parliament has yet to receive the Supreme Court's verdict on the bill.
"This is a bill that will decide Sri Lanka’s sovereignty," the MP said.
"This is the time to put a stop to internal conflict,” he said.
The ruling Sri Lanka Podujana Peramau (SLPP) has notably decided to forego May Day celebrations this year
"We urge the authorities to ensure that the freedom of speech and freedom of expression is upheld"
The suspect is a resident in Battaramulla who had been in Australia for 10 years, police said.
The government has also ordered 60 armoured personnel carriers (APCs), he said.
“The government must take full responsibility for the ongoing third wave,” he said.
Jayasekara said Fernando had presented some important information to parliament about the Easter attack probe
"The government is trying, unsuccessfully, to highlight the Indian situation and claim that we have it better”
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