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Sajith calls for national unity to face the threat of COVID-19

ECONOMYNEXT-Leader of Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) Sajith Premadasa is calling for national unity to face the threat of COVID-19 which has started spreading within the country.

Speaking to reporters Wednesday evening, the former Opposition Leader said that all Sri Lankans should get together as sons and daughters of one mother and father to defeat COVID-19 which has become a challenge to the entire human race.>

“When considering the history of our country we had to face many challenges and difficulties where we overcome them outstandingly,” he added.

He also commended and praised the efforts of health sector personnel and other officers who are working hard to control the virus.  

“All Sri Lankans should give their fullest support to their efforts.”

Moreover, he said that they will also support their efforts by acting selflessly to overcome the threat.

Further, Premadasa said that there is no need to even think about the elections right now, “But we should think about the general public and uncertainty in their hearts and the instability prevailing in the country,” he added.(Colombo/Mar18/2020)

Reported by Imesh Ranasinghe

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